INDEPENDENCE- EvLynn J. Hare, 79, of Independence, IA, died on Monday November 16, 2020 at the
Buchanan County Health Center in Independence.
EvLynn was born on September 23, 1941 in Waterloo, IA the daughter of Ivan K. and Dorothy (Turner)
Hare. She attended the Evansdale Community School. On November 23, 1960 she married Carl Junior
Wilson in Waterloo, IA, and they made their home in Littleton, IA. Together they had four daughters:
Debra, Kathy, Sandy and Tina. EvLynn would often walk her children to the school bus in the mornings
with fishing pole in hand, and while her girls were at school, she would spend the day fishing on the
Wapsipinicon River. EvLynn also loved to crochet and talk for hours with her longtime friend Marcia
Main. She and Carl later divorced. In 1975, the family moved to Independence, IA, where she started
working as a Certified Nursing Assistant at West Village Care Center. She spent thirty years caring for
countless patients until she retired in 2005. She valued taking care of others and participated in the
Iowa Donor Network program, after her passing.
EvLynn is survived by her four daughters, Debra (Curt) Serfling, Randalia, IA, Kathy (Jo) Lopez,
Oelwein, IA, Sandy (Randy) Zaug, Hazelton, IA, Tina (Mike) Andersen, Coggon, IA, fourteen
grandchildren, twenty seven great grandchildren, a brother Ivan K. Hare Jr., of Florida, a sister-in-law,
Lylia Hare, Waterloo, IA., and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Ivan and Dorothy Hare, two children in infancy, Carol and
Karen Wilson, and a grandson Anthony Gonzalez.
A memorial Service will be held at a later date. The Reiff Family Center is assisting the family with
In Lieu of flowers please make donations to the EvLynn Hare Memorial Fund at Veridian Credit Union
1900 3rd St SE Independence, IA 50644.
To leave an on-line condolence please go to www.reifffamilycenter.com under obituaries.