Evelyn Flaig
Evelyn Flaig
Evelyn Flaig


11:30 am - 12:30 am
Monday, April 10, 2023
Alta Mesa Memorial Park
695 Arastradero Rd
Palo Alto, California, United States

Obituary of Evelyn Rhae Flaig

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Evelyn Rhae Flaig, age 87, of San Mateo, California passed peacefully on April 3, 2023 at her home in Lakeport, surrounded by family. She was born April 24, 1935 in St. Joseph, Missouri to Ray and Marvina Jensen. The family, including her sister Norma, moved to Indiana in 1942. At the age of 10, she moved to Arizona with her parents. In 1960, she moved to California, and met the love of her life, Ray Flaig, and they married a few months later on April 29, 1961. They raised 5 children in San Mateo and became business owners in Los Altos while welcoming 15 grand children. After retiring to their family vacation home in Lakeport, added 5 great-grandchildren to the party. Over the years, Evelyn enjoyed many hobbies, loved sailing, traveled the world, was PTA president, sold Tupperware, and touched many, providing daycare services to neighborhood kids. She will be greatly missed by all. She is survived by her husband Ray, her 5 children, David (Denise), Michael, Jenny Schmidt (Steve), Curtis (Kelly), and Suzanne Shepard (Jim)…15 grandchildren Heidi Flaig, Erika Flaig, Kyle McDowell, Chad McDowell, Holden Flaig, Tyler Schmidt (Heather), Zachary Schmidt, Emily McIlhaney (Danny), Brandon Flaig, Paige Flaig, Kayla Flaig, Kyle Parker, Quintin Shepard, Alexis Lleras (Brayan), and Madelynn Shepard…5 great-grandchildren, Sean McDowell, Lucy McDowell, Lincoln McDowell, Brooklyn Schmidt, and Olivia McIlhaney. Graveside services will be held at Alta Mesa Memorial Park in Palo Alto on Monday, April 10th at 11:30 am. Donations may be made to her neighborhood HOA for a memorial in her honor. Evelyn Flaig Lands’ End HOA P O Box 804 Lakeport, CA 95453
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