Evelyn “Evy” Virginia Schwarzbach
Evy Schwarzbach died November 28, 2019 of natural causes in Helena. She was 98.
Born March 30, 1921, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, to Olive Irilla and William George Schwarzbach, she attended schools in East Helena and Helena. She was the granddaughter of the late Judge and Mrs. Fred M. Pyle, pioneer East Helena residents.
Evy joined the Navy in 1944 and retired in 1969 after 24 years of service. She was a WWII Veteran. Evy, a Navy Hospital Corpsman, was very proud of her military service and especially liked being stationed at Pearl Harbor. Evy enjoyed being a member of the East Helena VFW and the American Legion. She also liked having pets, a nice yard and garden, dancing and modeling in her younger days.
Survivors include nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends. Parents William and Olive, brother Ralph, and infant sister Gladys Georgina preceded her in death.
A graveside service with full military honors will take place at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 6, 2019, at Fort Harrison Stone Shelter. A nice thanks to Hospice and the staff at Rosetta Assisted Living. Memorials suggested to VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 10010 (PO Box 183, East Helena, MT 59635) or Lewis & Clark Humane Society, P.O. Box 4455, Helena, MT 59604