EUGENE — Alden “Bucky” Ralph Evearts Jr., a member of St. Peter Church, died Sept. 27. He was 80.
Mr. Evearts was born July 26, 1933, to Alden and Johanna Evearts in Green Bay, Wis. He attended high school and St. Norbergs College in Green Bay. He married Bonita Herlache in 1957. In 1969, he moved his family to Eugene and worked as a paper maker for American Can in Halsey for more than 43 years. Bonita died in 1997, and he married Ardath Blake in 1999.
He is survived by his wife Ardath; four sisters, Rita, Nancy, Mary and Diane; six children Craig, Alden, Lisa, Michele, Sharon, Mark, Brent and Sharon; 18 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren.
A funeral was held at St. Peter Church in Eugene. Memorial donations can be made to Sacred Heart Hospital Hospice, Willamette Valley Cancer Institute or the Boys Scouts of America.