Evelyn M. Lakeman


East Millinocket - Evelyn (Carlstrom) Lakeman age 79, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 3, 2018, at her beautiful home in East Millinocket.
Evelyn was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, and precious Nana to her four grandchildren. Evie was a faithful churchgoer, friend, community member, and loving home health caregiver to many in the Katahdin Region. Evelyn's caring personality, generous spirit, sense of adventure, and decorating flair was inspiring to all who knew her. She was dearly loved and will be never forgotten.
Evelyn was born February 4,1939 in Millinocket, daughter of Andrew and Marcella (Quinn) Carlstrom. One of seven children, she attended Millinocket schools and in 1958 married the love of her life, Gary Lakeman. They recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on September 13th.
Evelyn was predeceased by her parents; brother, Charles; sister-in-law, Ellen; and in-laws, Lula and Willis Lakeman. She is survived by siblings and spouses, Everett (Ansel) Carlstrom, Mary and Eugene McLaughlin, Robert (TI) and Nancy Carlstrom of Millinocket, Francis( Ditz) and Arlene Carlstrom and Gerald (Jerry) and Donna Carlstrom of Bangor; her son, Gary (Opie) and Diana Lakeman of East Millinocket, daughters, Kelli and Mike Hurley of Bangor, Lynn and Rod Nicholson of Millinocket; grandchildren, Matthew Hurley of Astoria NY, Michael Nicholson and partner, Corey Colwill of Freeport, Brooke and husband, Brett Herring of Bangor, and Jenna Lakeman and her boyfriend, Parker Walker of Bangor; brothers and sisters-in-Law: Robert and Mae Lakeman of Brunswick, Tammy and David Madore of East Millinocket, Mickey Lakeman of Medway, and Marilyn and Chuck Cameron of Old Town; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and life long friends whom she cherished.
Services at Living Hope Church in East Millinocket on Saturday, December 8th. Friends may call 12-1. Celebration of Life at 1. Luncheon to follow.
The family encourages you to help them raise awareness of the disease that took Evelyn's life by visiting https://www.breathlessipf.com.
To leave online condolences please visit www.bowersfuneral.com
In lieu of flowers please send donations in her memory to
Beacon on the Hill, 19 VFW Drive, Lincoln, ME 04457.
Published on December 6, 2018
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