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Services Friday for Mary Ellen Evers, 96

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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) Thomas.

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 Society.

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 Florida.

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.

Funeral Services will be Friday, at 11:30 a.m., at the church with Pastor Aaron Ban officiating.

In lieu of flowers. Memorial Donations may be made to Westchester Meals, 225 W. Lincoln, Chesterton, In, 46304.

Bartholomew Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Posted 10/26/2016




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