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Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2009 10:00 pm

Evelyn Louise Sayre, 75, of Galt, died Feb. 25. She was born Evelyn Louise Lindberg on July 24, 1933, in Mekinock, N.D.

Mrs. Sayre moved to Galt in 1955 and was a resident for 54 years. She worked for Spaans Cookie Company for 8 years and enjoyed being a wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband, Carl Sayre, of Galt; daughters, Susan Schmidt, of Galt, and Tammy Misley, of Oregon; son, David Sayre, of Galt; sister, Jean Scheel, of Florida; and nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Betty Holweger

A church service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church with Pastor Mary Sanders officiating. Committal will follow at Galt Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Ben Salas Funeral Home, 149 4th St., Galt, and then from noon until the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 604 E St., Galt, 95632.

Ben Salas Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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