CARIBOU – Evelyn Michaud, 81, peacefully left this world March 8, 2012, to join her loving husband, Stanley and her beloved daughter, Joanne, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, in Augusta. She was born Aug. 30, 1930, in Caribou, the daughter of Albert and Lillian (Patterson) Quimby.
Mrs. Michaud was a lifelong resident of Caribou, where she was a faithful member of Caribou United Baptist Church. She held various jobs in her lifetime, retiring as director of the Meals on Wheels program of Aroostook Area Agency on Aging. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially with her grandson, Kris, at the camp on Long Lake, her trips to Bar Harbor and visiting her son and daughter.
Mrs. Michaud was predeceased by her husband, Stanley; her daughter, Joanne; her parents, several brothers and sisters. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, David and Dawn Michaud of Vassalboro; a son-in-law, Ivan Martin of Listugua, Quebec; a grandson, Kristopher and his wife, Candice, of Hartland; one sister, Mabel Wilcox; one brother, David Quimby; a brother-in-law, Reynold Michaud and his wife, Laurina; a sister-in-law, Kathleen Searles and her husband, Stillman, all of Caribou; a sister-in-law, Viola Swenson and her husband, Randy, of Gardner, Mass.; her great-grandchildren, Emberli and Nigel Michaud; many nieces and nephews. The family thanks everyone who helped Evelyn in this journey with such care and compassion.
Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, March 12, at Caribou United Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Gary Johnson officiating. After the services all are invited to a time of continued fellowship and refreshments at Henry B. Pratt Post No. 15 American Legion. Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Mrs. Michaud may do so through the Meals on Wheels program, Aroostook Area Agency on Aging, P.O. Box 1288, Presque Isle, ME 04769.