Mary Ellen Evers,
96, of Valparaiso, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016.
She was born March
8, 1920, in Hanna, Indiana, the daughter of Calvin and Eva Louise (Bales)
Mary was a
homemaker, attended St. Johnís United Church in Chesterton, and was a former
member of the String Along Quilt Guild and the Merrillville Historical
On February 17,
1939, she married Richard R. Evers, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are her
children, Sharon F. (Kenneth) Passe, of Valparaiso, Joyce L. Pomo, of
Ashville, N.C., Linda L. (Carl) Anderson of Crown Point, Richard R. (Debra)
Evers of Valparaiso and Kae E. Kambol, of Peterborough, N.H., 11
grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and her sister Lucille Finch, of
She was preceded in
death by her husband, her parents, brother Charles Thomas and sisters
Dorothy I. Thomas, Ruth Kelly, G. Louise Gong and Frances Larsen.
Visitation will be
held Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 11;30 a.m. at St. Johnís United
Church, 225 W. Lincoln Ave., Chesterton, In, 46304.
will be Friday, at 11:30 a.m., at the church with Pastor Aaron Ban
In lieu of flowers.
Memorial Donations may be made to Westchester Meals, 225 W. Lincoln,
Chesterton, In, 46304.
Home is in charge of arrangements. bartholomewnewhard.com