William Evans, 90, of Webster City, IA, died Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Van Diest Medical Center. A Celebration of Life will be held later this Spring. Foster Funeral and Cremation Center is entrusted with the services.

William Elmer Evans, son of Elmer and Clara (Drury) Evans, was born August 29, 1931 in Le Mars. He received his education from Shattuck Military Academy, Carlton College and Grinnell College. Bill had a Master’s degree in Education from Wayne State and a Master’s degree in Psychology from Iowa State University. He served in the Air Force ROTC from 1951 to 1954. On September 23, 1953 Bill was united in marriage to Barbara Ann Johnson at the Immanual Lutheran Church in Early, IA. He began his career at North America Aeronautics in Anaheim, CA. He then decided to pursue his dream of becoming a teacher. He first taught junior high Social Studies in Norfolk, NE, before moving to Webster City and teaching at Iowa Central Community College where he taught History, American Civilization and Psychology until 1996. He touched countless lives as an educator.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Barbara, of Webster City; daughter, Laura (Craig) Lentzkow of Yorkville, IL; sons, William “Bart” Evans of Overland Park, KS, Jon (Mary Jane) Evans of Eden Prairie, MN; grandchildren, Alison (Brian) Parker, Kathryn (Joe) Rotella, Erik Lentzkow, Spencer Shavers, Jordan Evans, Cody Evans, Madison Evans, Jackson Evans, and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Benjamin Evans; siblings, Shirley Evans Ward and Robert Evans.

William resided with his wife Barbara in Webster City for 53 years. He loved all the winters spent in Yuma, AZ, with family and numerous wonderful friends. William was a faithful servant and member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and a past member of Kiwanis. He was passionate about his family and also loved travel and gardening.