Evelyn Sparks, 97, of Nevada and formerly of Union, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 26, at Windsor Manor in Nevada, under the care of St. Croix Hospice. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at Bangor-Liberty Friends Church in rural Union, with Pastor Chris Waddle officiating. Burial follows in the Union Cemetery south of Union. Condolences may be expressed online at www.ryanfunerals.com. Ryan Funeral Home of Nevada has been entrusted with the care of Evelyn and her family. Memorials in Evelyn’s name may be directed to St. Croix Hospice in Ankeny or to the Union Public Library Foundation.