Annette Lynn Evans
Born April 17, 1956, in St. Paul, MN. Died peacefully at home in White Bear Lake on December 21, 2022, after a four-year battle with lung cancer. Annette touched many people with her kindness, thoughtfulness, and sense of humor. She was a strong woman as well as compassionate, comforting, and sensitive to the needs of her family, friends, and the community. Annette was a voracious reader, enjoyed walks in the park with her faithful dog Ollie, or a peaceful evening boat ride with Steve. She enjoyed entertaining family and friends, taking great joy in hosting dinner parties. She loved to travel, being adventurous, as well as spending a quiet night at home. She will be deeply missed. Preceded in death by parents Elmo & Esther Jerde; husband Dennis Evans and her canine companion Ollie. Annette is survived by her life partner Steve DeShane; siblings Jef Jerde (Erica), Scott Jerde and Lisa Pasqualini (Michael); Nieces and nephews Jori, Tegan, Robert, Jamey & Dominick.
A celebration of Annette's life is planned for Tuesday, January 10th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at MUELLER MEMORIAL 4738 Bald Eagle Avenue, White Bear Lake. In lieu of flowers, please donate memorials to a charity of your choice in honor of Annette Evans.