Evan E. Kjornes passed away in his sleep at his St. Helens home on Jan. 14, 2021. He was born in Savage, Montana to Even and Effie (Moore) Kjornes on Feb. 26, 1931. As a toddler, his family moved to the Hillsboro, Oregon area, where he graduated from high school. He also lived in Banks before moving to St. Helens in 1959.
Evan loved his family, riding his motorcycle and camping. He served in the Army National Guard.
Evan is preceded in death by his parents; wife Barbara Hazel (Thompson) Kjornes; and son Terrence E. Kjornes.
Evan is survived by daughters, Rebecca Schmit (Dave) of Warren and Dawn Ritenour (Randy) of Columbia City; eight grandchildren; and fourteen great grandchildren.
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