George Evermann, former YAH director, dies at 88 |

George Evermann, former YAH director, dies at 88

Staff reports

George Lyle Evermann, 88, former director of the Douglas County senior citizens center, died at his home in Reno on Tuesday.

Evermann directed the Young at Heart center in Gardnerville from 1977 to 1985. He was active in St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville and restored the church’s manger scene and installed it each year during the Christmas season.

A wake and rosary will be held at St. Gall Catholic Church Friday at 7 p.m. A mass of Christian Burial is set for Saturday at 10 a.m. with Father John Corona as celebrant. Burial following the service will be held at Garden Cemetery in Gardnerville.

Mr. Evermann was born April 26, 1910, in Denver, Colo., to Fred F. and Martha Leyva Evermann. His wife Marion, whom he married in 1934, died in 1977. His sister Martha Argue preceded him in death.

Mr. Evermann retired from law enforcement in 1958 and moved to Gardnerville from North Hollywood, Calif.

He is survived by sons George S. Evermann of Reno and Dr. James F. Evermann of Pullman, Wash., and daughters Irene Barnes of Gardnerville and Sister Ruth Evermann BVM of Chicago, Ill.

Walton’s Douglas County Mortuary was in charge of the arrangements.