A Tucson resident for more than 40 years, Mr. Evenchik was born in Elyria, Ohio. He ran Rigbee’s Toy Store in Elyria and managed Chateau Apartment-Hotels in Tucson. He was an officer in the U.S. Air Force and a volunteer “cuddler” at University Medical Center’s natal intensive care unit.
Mr. Evenchik was preceded in death by his brothers, Marvin and Harvey Evenchik. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Susan Evenchik; daughter, Kim (Wil Taylor) Evenchik of Tucson; stepdaughter, Michelle (Jeff) Baker of Fort Collins, Colo.; sister, Elayne (Jerry) Feder of Tucson; and two grandsons.
Services were held at Congregation Chaverim with Rabbi Stephanie Aaron officiating.