Evelyn Hathaway

Evelyn Hathaway, 88, of Sweet Home died Sept. 30, 2008.

She was born Oct. 4, 1919 in Pratt, Kan. to Cleveland Sylvester and Burliegh Frances (Lane) Hinshaw. She married Ted Hathaway on Nov. 25, 1947 after they met in Salem. They lived in Sweet Home and raised a son and daughter. She was an Eastern Star. Mrs. Hathaway moved to The Oaks in May of 2008.

She belonged to a pinochle group for many years. She loved to sew and crochet. She and her husband owned and operated a Pack Sac business for 20 years.

Mrs. Hathaway is survived by a daughter, Joan Hathaway of Albany; son Eric Hathaway of Sweet Home; brothers Howard Hinshaw of Lebanon and Oliver Hinshaw of Eugene; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her spouse, Ted Hathaway, on Dec. 28, 2002; sisters Mildred Norris in 2003, Frances Fisher in 1996 and Charolette Bates in 2004; and a brother, Mac Hinshaw, in 1996.

A memorial service was held Oct. 4 at The Oaks in Lebanon, followed by a potluck.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.