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Evelyn Lucille Vorovka

June 6, 1923 ~ October 4, 2023 (age 100) 100 Years Old

Evelyn Vorovka Obituary

Evelyn Lucille Vorovka, age 100 of Overbrook, KS, formerly of Lincoln, NE passed away on October 4, 2023 at Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook, KS.

Evelyn was born June 6, 1923, the daughter of Richard Lange and Mildred (McMasters) Lange in Crawford, NE. She grew up in Western Nebraska, graduating from Hemingford High School, Hemingford, NE with the class of 1943.  Later in life Evelyn would go on and attend Chadron State College for three years taking several Art classes and a few general education classes.

She was a lifelong Homemaker and loved caring for her family. Evelyn took great care and pride in her cooking.  Her family was always excited to sit down together and enjoy her meals. She also spent many years of her life working at home as an artist.  She entered several art shows over her life and was always very proud of the numerous ribbons she received for her work.  She sold many pieces of her work over time and was very skilled at her craft.  One of her favorite aspects of Art was her years volunteering as an Art Instructor for children and older adults. 

On June 29, 1945 Evelyn was united in marriage to George Vorovka in Hemingford, NE. They left the next day for Pensacola, FL where George was a naval aviator flight instructor during World War II.  They farmed west of Hemingford after the war.  They shared over seventy-one wonderful years together until George passed away in 2017.

Evelyn is survived her son David Vorovka and his good friend, Randy Stejskal, Lincoln, NE; daughter Cheri Thompson and her husband, Mike, Lawrence, KS; and two grandsons Tony Thompson and his wife, Michelle, Kansas City, MO, Tim Thompson and his wife, Rachel, Lenexa, KS.

Celebration of Life services will be 3:00 p.m., Saturday, October 28, 2023 at Brookside Community Center, Overbrook, KS.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Lawrence Humane Society sent in care of Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 268, Overbrook, KS, 66524. Online condolences may be sent to the family through

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Celebration of Life
October 28, 2023

3:00 PM
Brookside Retirement Community (Overbrook, KS)


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