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Freda Brog Nemetz Evans
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1918
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 1992
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Freda Brog Nemetz Evans of 475 N. Highland, a professional entertainer who earned a national reputation for her recordings during the 1940s, died Sunday night at Baptist Memorial Hospital East. Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Sam Abraham Chapel with burial in Baron Hirsch Cemetery. Canale Funeral Directors has charge. Mrs. Evans was a writer, comedian and singer. She recorded during the 1940s under the professional name of Barbara Brooks and appeared many times at Front St. Theatre. A well-known interior designer, she was formerly president of Inviting Interiors. She was renowned for her gourmet home cooking. Mrs. Evans was a member of Hadassah, Baron Hirsch Congregation and the Jewish Community Center, where she was recognized for her many theatrical appearances as a comedian and singer. Mrs. Evans, the widow of Max Nemetz and Nate Evans, leaves three daughters, Shelley Nemetz Fisher of Marina Del Ray, Calif., Gail Nemetz Stuart of San Diego and Evelyn E. Makowsky of Memphis; a son, Irving Evans of Memphis; a sister, Gertrude B. Reichbaum, and two brothers, Israel Brog and Rueben Brog, all of Pittsburgh, 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. (Published in The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN, on 1/21/1992)

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 Parents:
  Jacob Brog (1877 - 1974)
  Rachel Leah Teinowitz Brog (1882 - 1939)
 
 Spouses:
  Max Nemetz (____ - 1956)
  Nathan Evans (1903 - 1989)
 
 Siblings:
  Meyer Brog (1901 - 1967)**
  Israel Brog (1906 - 2003)*
  Gertrude F Brog Reichbaum (1912 - 1992)*
  Reuben Brog (1913 - 2004)*
  Freda Brog Nemetz Evans (1918 - 1992)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Baron Hirsch Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Carole McCaig
Record added: May 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52884883
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