Janet Ann Evan

Janet Ann Evan, 67, of Cameron, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, surrounded by her children, under Hospice Care in Bryan.

Visitation will be at Marek, Burns & Laywell Funeral Home in Cameron on Wednesday, March 22, from 5-8 p.m. Private graveside services will be held at a later date.

Jan was born Jan. 13, 1950, in Burlington, N.J., to Ernest Cornelius and Agnes Rosiline (Zahurance) Twist. She married Robert (Shorty) Evan on Feb. 23, 1968, and was married for 39 years until preceding her in death in 2007. Together they had two children, Tracy L. Krause of Bryan, and  Christopher Evan of Hearne.

Jan was a woman who spent her entire life putting others before herself, in a lifelong career as a nurse before retiring from the Temple VA Hospital in 2010.

Jan devoted her life to her husband, children and grandchildren. She loved to spend time outdoors and going fishing. In 2012, she found love again and spent the last five years her life with best friend Tommy Hanel, watching sunsets and enjoying life.

She is survived by: her son, Christopher Evan and wife Mandie of Hearne; daughter, Tracy Krause and husband Patrick of Bryan; brothers, James Twist and wife Sharon of Ransomville, N.Y., Cornelius (Neil) Twist and wife Margaret (Peggy) of Clarendon, Pa., David Twist and wife Cathy of Las Vegas, Nev., and John Twist and wife Lurie of Brandford, Fla.; sister, Kathy Twist of Baton Rouge, La.; grandchildren, Robin Macias of Bryan, Christopher Evan Jr. of College Station, and Kelly Lewis of Bryan; and companion, Tommy Hanel.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to Hospice Brazos Valley.

Marek – Burns – Laywell Funeral Home of Cameron is in charge of arrangements.