Evelyn Mrowzinski Cummings

Evelyn Mrowzinski Cummings, age 89, died June 8 in Port Angeles.

She was born Mar. 29, 1913 in Seattle, the first child of Bertha Evansen and Robert Mrowzinski.

Her father was a professional singer on the Barbary Coast (stage name Robert Moore).

She was raised by her maternal grandparents in Milltown, Wash. She graduated from high school in Cle Elum and attended business college at Edison Technical School in Seattle.

In 1937, she married Ira E. Cummings III. The couple moved to Bainbridge Island in 1943. Later, she also lived and worked in Seattle, Spokane, Wenatchee, Soap Lake, Euphrata and Sequim.

She was an accomplished pianist and singer, and also had experience as a dancer and artist. She performed in numerous music and art productions.

In her retirement, she moved to Port Angeles, where she spent twenty active years near her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by four children, Suzanne and Mary Christine of Port Angeles, and Diane Terry and Gary of Seattle; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. June 15 at Ocean View Cemetery in Port Angeles, with a viewing 10-11:30 a.m. at Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel, 105 W. 4th Street in Port Angeles.

Remembrances may be made to the Port Angeles Symphony, 216 N. Laurel St, Port Angeles.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harper-Ridgeview Funeral Chapel.