Cathy Evans

Obituary of Cathy Evans

Cathy A. Evans, 62, of Tipton, passed away Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

A gathering for family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m., Tuesday, December 26th at the Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City.  Memorials may be made to the Cathy Evans Memorial Fund.  Online condolences may be shared with her family at

Cathy Ann Halstead was born January 10, 1955 in Iowa City; daughter of Jim and Mary (Henderson) Halstead.  On September 3, 1975, she married Stanley “Jody” Evans in Iowa City.  Cathy had a long and dedicated career with the University of Iowa Hospitals working in housekeeping.

She was a devoted and proud mother and wife, and was always looking out for others.  She enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs, shopping and especially enjoyed the holidays and her collection of snowmen.

Her family includes her husband, Jody; daughters, Heather Schott (Wesley) of rural Tipton and Hannah Greear (Aaron) of Cedar Rapids; mother, Mary of Iowa City; siblings, Gene Halstead, Connie Halstead and Barb Amlong (Scott) as well as Jody’s family and extended relatives.