GREEN RIVER -- Evaline Valencia, 85, of Green River, passed away Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at her home. She was a longtime resident of Green River.
She was born March 18, 1934 in Rock Springs, the daughter of John Andrich and Edith Bender Andrich. She attended schools in Superior.
Evaline was employed with Wyoming Fish and Game for 20 years.
She married Percy Valencia Jr. on May 4, 1949, in Green River. They had been married for over 50 years. He preceded her in death in September 2003.
Valencia was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Green River. She had been active with her husband in various U.S. veterans auxiliary organization.
She enjoyed traveling, reading, sewing, crocheting and knitting. She was an excellent pastry chef and cook. She also loved horses and was an avid animal lover. She especially loved her grandchildren.
Survivors include her sons Percy Mitchell Valencia and wife Bev of Mesquite, Nevada, and Bruce Valencia of Plain City, Utah; daughter Anna Jones and husband Scott of Green River; sister-in-law Pat McClain and husband Raymond of Green River; grandchildren Stephanie Peterson (Brandon), Christa Dominguez (Melissa), and Danelle Burd (Dylan); nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by parents; and husband Percy Valencia Jr.
A rosary will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, at the Immaculate Conception Church, 900 Hitching Post, Green River. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Inurnment will take place in the Riverview Cemetery in Green River. Condolences for family can be left at www.foxfh.com.