Robert E. Evans, 78, of Evergreen Park, formerly of Worth, died Feb. 16 at home. Visitation was held at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Worth on Feb. 18. A funeral service was held at the funeral home on Feb. 18. Interment was at La Plata Cemetery in La Plata, Mo.
Mr. Evans is survived by his wife, Chisla; his son, Carl; his daughters, Lynn and Dana; his step-daughters, Helena, Anna and Mary; his brothers, Ronald, William, Jerry and Daniel; his sister, Marilyn Stagg; and three grandchildren.
Mr. Evans was born in Kirksville, Mo. He retired from Western Electric in 1986. He was employed by the Worth Park District. He served in the Korean Conflict and was a member of Marrs-Meyer American Legion #911.