Karen Pearl Calvert passed away at the age of 84 on June 23, 2019 at the Riverstone Health Hospice Home in Billings, MT.  She was born on March 4, 1935 in Glasgow, MT to Hans and Alma (Robinson) Evenrud.

Karen graduated from Glasgow High School, and then went on to work at St. John’s Nursing Home and as a Licensed Practical Nurse for the Professional Nursing Pool.  Karen was a devoted member of the Church of the Nazarene and Sunday School teacher.  She enjoyed crafts, playing the piano, and loved animals.

Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Hans and Alma; brother, Harold; and husband, Patrick.  She is survived by her children: Pamela A. Calvert of Billings, MT; Scott Bailey of Billings, MT; and Trudy Swope of Medford, OR; sisters Donna Lee Marlow of Santa Ana, CA, and Borgie (Penny) Evenrude of Phoenix, AZ.  She also leaves behind 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at New Hope Church of the Nazarene at 11:00 am on Saturday June 29, 2019.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Karen’s memory can be made to Riverstone Hospice House, Zoo Montana, or New Hope Church of the Nazarene.