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Deloris Evaretts

Deloris Evaretts, age 85, formerly of Aurora, passed away Monday, March 14, 2016 at the Waverly Care Center.

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 A.M., Thursday, March 17th at the Chapel of Higby-McQuiston Mortuary in Aurora. Rev. Howard Rasmussen will officiate. Interment will be in the Aurora Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Deloris Elaine Evaretts, the daughter of Albert Henry and Lora Lee (Kennedy) Peters was born at Neligh, Nebraska, on June 12, 1930, and passed away at Waverly, Nebraska, on March 14, 2016, at the age of 85.

She grew up in Neligh, where she attended school. Deloris helped her parents out at home caring for her 12 brothers and sisters.

On December 9, 1950, she was united in marriage to Albert J. Evaretts at Neligh, Nebraska. They lived at Albion, Wakefield, Wisner and Beemer, and in 1978 he retired because of ill health. In 1980 they moved to Aurora. Albert passed away on November 5, 1988. She moved to Crossroads Court, where she enjoyed sewing, babysitting and making quilts for family and friends. In 2005, Deloris moved to The Legacy in Lincoln to be closer to her family. In 2010, she moved to the Waverly Care Center due to her declining health.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one grandchild and several brothers and sisters.

Those who remain to cherish her memory are her two sons Doug (Carolyn) of Grand Island and Steve (Tammy) Evaretts of Gretna; two grandchildren, Matthew Evaretts of Grand Island and Amy (Mark) Lloyd of North Bend; two great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Avery Lloyd and several siblings.

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