Evelyn L. Hogarth

    Evelyn L. Hogarth, 92, of  Kalamazoo, died peacefully, Feb. 25, 2019, at Rose Arbor Hospice Residence Facility, Kalamazoo, after battling lung cancer. She was born Aug. 2, 1926, in Muskegon, MI,  the daughter of Marlyn F. and Ruther (Sherman) Jenkins.
    Evelyn was a graduate of Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, in 1948, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Home Economics, then returned to earn her Teaching Certification.
    Evelyn was married to the love of her life, Grant G. Hogarth, who preceded her in death in 2009.
    She is survived by her children, Grant Hogarth, Jr., Rand Hogarth and Gale E. (Mark) Doster; her grandchildren,  Grant III (Suzanne) and William Hogarth, Katelyn, Madelyn, and Jake Hogarth, Melissa (Derrick) Wyatt, Jennifer and Matthew (Michelle) Doster; along with three great-grandchildren, Jaxson and Jayden Guerrant and Laurel Hogarth; sister, Marilyn (Robert) McCarthy; and 19 nieces and nephews.
    Cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends from Friday, March 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Betzler Life Story Funeral Home, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo, (269) 375-2900. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 9, at 11 a.m. at Second Reformed Church, 2323 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo. Burial will be at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, Augusta.
    Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice or Planned Parenthood. Visit Evelyn’s personal webpage at: www.BetzlerFuneralHome.com, to archive a favorite memory or photo of her and sign her online guestbook.


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