William Ward Evans, age 81, of Wells, MN died Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 at Parkview Care Center in Wells. A Celebration of William’s life will be at a later date. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is assisting the family with arrangements. Please see brussheitner.com to leave online condolences.

William Ward was born March 7, 1939 in Blue Earth, MN, the son of William and Minerva (Thomas) Evans.  He was united in marriage to Dianne Marie (Stenzel) and to this union 5 children were born.  The couple later divorced.  William farmed the family farm for a few years, worked for Leon Chirpich, and worked for Dulas Excavating and Marvin Giese Drainage for a number of years.  He enjoyed coffee with the boys, playing BINGO and he was a Minnesota Viking Fan.  He enjoyed spending time with his family.

William is survived by his children:  James (Karen) Evans of Wells, MN, Jeff (Joy) Evans of Palmer, Alaska, John (Kelly) Evans of Crystal, MN,  Julie Halverson of Frost, Jeanette VanGerpen of Bancroft, IA; 9 grandchildren:  Kyle Evans, Vanessa Evans, Jared and Elana Beckmann, Alicia Hastings, Derick Evans, Brett Evans, Elijah and Ashley Rosin; several great-grandchildren; 4 sisters:  Barb Anderson, Kathy Denio, Dorothy Vario, Monica Roney; 2 brothers: Neil Evans and Joel Evans, several nieces, nephews and their families.