Evelyn Sabol Laird

Bainbridge resident Evelyn Sabol Laird, age 81, died April 29 in Seattle.

She was born May 8, 1920 in Lawrence, Kan. On Dec. 24, 1969, she married Charles Laird in San Francisco, Calif.

A needle artist, she was a member of Port Madison Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her husband, Charles Laird of Bainbridge Island; daughter Sherri Holmes of Squaw Valley, Calif.; sons Richard Ott and Stephen Ott of San Francisco; step-daughter Anne Laird of Bainbridge; stepsons Tom Laird of Fairborn, Ohio, Charles Laird of Seattle and Michael Laird of San Francisco; 16 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Remembrances may be made to the Audubon Society, Bloedel Reserve or the Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center.