Evelyn Ruby Lile, 93, died November 15, 2020 in Billings. She was born on May 15, 1927 to Otto Carl and Margaret (Johnson) McFarren in Winnett, Montana. She was the last surviving sibling of five sisters and two brothers.
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She attended schools in Shepherd and married her first husband, Ray Pielaet, while he was in the Navy. They had a child, Patricia Rae Pielaet, that passed away and they later divorced. She married her second husband, Victor DeWald, in 1947 and this union brought three children: Vicki, David, and Jonathan. They later divorced in 1968.
She married Lawrence Lile in September 1970 and they were married until his passing in November 1990.
Evelyn enjoyed making pillows, crocheting, knitting, cross stitch, embroidery, quilting, volunteering in her church, and serving in various women’s clubs. She very much enjoyed the time spent tending her flower gardens.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, and siblings. She is survived by her children Vicki of Sheridan, WY, David of Jackson Hole, WY, Jonathan (Bonita) of Billings, and stepson Robert (Meri Margaret) of Worden. She is survived by grandchildren Michael, Andrew (Stacy), Sandra, Desiree, Tyson, Rory (Sarah), Isaiah (Chelsie), Bob (Lisa), Shane (Angela). Sandra (George), Randy, Steve (Barbara), Philus (Mark), Gaylen (Alba), and Rodger . She is survived by many great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 30, 2020 at Smith West Chapels, 304 34th St. West. Interment of the urn will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Condolences for the family may be shared at smithfuneralchapels.com. In lieu of flowers please consider a charity of choice.