Homer H. Evenson September 22, 1923 - May 26, 2012 The family of Homer H. Evenson is sad to announce his passing at the age of 88. Homer was born in Walker, Minnesota on September 22, 1923, to Marie and Henry Evenson, the 7th of eight children. Homer served his country in the Army during WWll. After his discharge, he moved to California and worked for Hughes Aircraft prior to forming his own company in 1956. From 1970 until his retirement in 2008, he owned and operated Universal Screw Products, Inc. in Torrance, California. In 1950, he married Mary Ann Zigmunt who preceded him in death in 2007. Homer is survived by his two daughters, Linda Christine Flanagan (Michael) and Barbara Shank (Ken). He also leaves behind six grandchildren: Sean, Laura, Francesca and Kieran Flanagan; John and Kirsten Shank; and much loved nieces and nephews. Homer enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, playing cards, traveling and was an avid fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was a member of the Gardena Elks #1919 and was recently honored for 55 years of membership. Homer also belonged to the Redondo Beach Elks and the American Legion Post #0184. Homer loved life and lived it to the fullest. As such, we will be celebrating his life on Sunday, June 3, 11:00 a.m. at the Gardena Elks Lodge, 1735 W. 162nd Street, Gardena, California 90247. Homer will be missed deeply, thought of often and loved always by his family and friends.

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  1. Homer was such a dear, sweet man. When he walked into the Redondo Elks, you could tell everyone was glad to see him. It was just a week ago tonight that I sat and talked to him for about an hour. I am so glad I had that opportunity. He will truly be missed at the Lodge.

  2. What a beautiful video tribute to your father. He will greatly be missed and was loved by many. My thoughts and prayers are with your whole family. He had many friends at the Redondo Beach Lodge and we will all miss him.

  3. Dear Linda and Barbara and family: Larry & I were fortunate to have known your sweet Father & also your Mother. I called him a couple of times after your Mother passed away and he was doing well the last time – going to visit family somewhere…probably in 2010. I also saw him at his home around that time for notarizing and he looked real well. He was so strong – once he gave me Dodger tickets because I am a Dodger fan as well! You must be so proud of him and the successful business he started. We are so sorry for your loss and wish you all the best. Larry and Carol Porterfield

  4. My heart aches at the loss of such a sweet man! Great Uncle Homer gave me many smiles over the years and loved more than most! I’m sad that he is no longer with us, but I’m so grateful that he passed on his love to my children; even if for only a short while. My prayers and thoughts are with those left behind as the journey of healing is being played out. Rest in Peace Uncle Homer, we love you!

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