- Age: 66
- Interview Date: 11/10/1986
- Interviewer: Sharon M. Bartholomew
- Interview Length: 45 minutes Sit Down Interview
- County: DeKalb
- Evelyn Lanan was born on a farm in Esmond, Illinois. She attended Northern Illinois University and got her teaching degree in 1932, but in 1939 she married Howard Lanan and has enjoyed being a farmer's wife since.