Evelyn Sohler Fitzpatrick died Nov. 18. She was 91.
Mrs. Fitzpatrick was born in Hillsboro. After graduating from St. Mary of the Valley Academy she married Jerry Fitzpatrick, in 1940. She worked as a welder at the Kaiser Swan Island Shipyards in Portland in 1944. After raising six children, she and her husband owned and operated several motels. They lived in Cannon Beach for 20 years. She was a longtime member of St. Clare's and later St. Cecilia's parishes.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry in 2000; and sons, David in 2005, and Larry in 2007. She is survived by daughters, Maureen Rinella (Larry), Beaverton; Alice (Dennis Graham), Colorado; Donna Rogers, Beaverton; and son, Ed Fitzpatrick, Tigard; sister, Kathryn Newman, Hillsboro; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
A service was held at the Maryville Nursing Home Chapel. Memorial donations can be made to Maryville Nursing Home in Beaverton.