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Obituary for Evelyn Capps (Marx)

Evelyn Margaret Capps passed away September 19, 2017 at the age of 101 years. She was born June 26, 1916 in Scribner, Nebraska to Fred and Louise Marx. In her young adult life, she left Scribner by train, moving to Burlington, Colorado to be closer to her sister. She found employment with Mountain Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company and met her future husband, Robert A. Capps. They were married in Burlington, Colorado on June 4, 1950 at the home of Alfred and Louise Lowe.
In 1952, they moved to Colorado Springs, where they welcomed their son, Robert Keith. In late 1952, they transferred to Canon City, where their daughters, Roberta Kay and Ronda Karel were born. Evelyn spent 25 years working as a switchboard operator before retiring in December 1971.
Evelyn enjoyed spending time with family, along with fishing, reading, crocheting, embroidering, and cameo painting. She also enjoyed traveling and visited such places as the Bahamas, Hawaii, and the Seattle World Fair, among many other destinations. She attended the First United Methodist Church where she was a long time member.
She is survived by her children, Keith (Carol) Capps, of Canon City, Kay (Anthony) Madone of Salida, Karel (David) Reis, of Westcliffe; six grandchildren, Shannon, Shane, Jason, Gina, Lisa, Christopher and 12 great-grandchildren.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Louise; husband, Robert; sisters, Paula, Irma, and Louise.
Funeral service, 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 25, Holt Family Chapel of the Garden, Pastor Eric Feuerstein officiating with music by soloist, Jeff Lamborn and organist, Julie Wadligh. Interment to follow at Lakeside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Evelyn’s name to Sangre de Cristo Hospice West, 601 Greenwood Ave., Canon City, CO 81212 or to Canon Lodge, 905 Harding Ave., Canon City, CO 81212.
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