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Information for Josephine ‘Jo’ Mary Fox Kershner Evans,
 24 January, 1916 – 16 March, 1996,
From The Idaho Press-Tribune,
18 March 1996.
Contributed by Helen Strine

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Josephine 'Jo' Evans

      Josephine ‘Jo’ Evans, 80, of Nampa, died on March 16, 1996 at a Nampa care center. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. March 19, 1996 at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa. Burial will follow at the Wilder Cemetery.
     ‘Jo’ was born Josephine Mary Fox, one of 3 daughters of Silas “Cy” Fox and Ruth Bernard Fox on Jan. 24, 1916 in Nampa where she was reared and graduated from Nampa High School in 1936. She married Nathan Pierce “Pete” Kershner on Sept. 1, 19
47. They lived in California for about 4 years while Pete served in the Navy. While there they had 2 children, Jack and Linda. Upon his discharge they moved to Idaho, living in Oreana for about a year. The family later moved to Homedale and Pete died in 1958.
     Jo married Dave “Hal” Evans on July 31, 1971 and they made their home in Nampa. Hal died in 1987 and Jo made her home with her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Walt Nussbacher.
     Jo is survived by one son, Jack Kershner of Statford, New York; a son-in-law, Walt Nussbacher, Nampa; 4 grandsons, 1 granddaughter; 2 step-grandsons and 4 stepgranddaughters.

     She was preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Linda Nussbacher.