Evelyn and her husband, Jess Smith, became Christians in the early 1950s at Montavilla Church in Portland. They raised their three children there and Evelyn was actively involved in teaching Sunday school, VBS, choir and ladies' ministries. She loved music and never missed any of her children's music concerts. In 1989, her husband died and she married Mike Coloff in 1996. They moved to Vancouver and became part of our church family at Minnehaha in 2004. Her love of music continued to show and the praise team still talks today of how fun it was to watch her in the audience, praising God, clapping her hands and singing. She joined God's heavenly choir in 2008. - Julie Smith Barker