Effingham Daily News
---- — Evelyn E. Holsapple, 91, of Newton, passed away at 11:05 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Newton Rest Haven, Newton.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Grace United Methodist Church, Newton. Burial will be in Greenup Cemetery, Greenup. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and a half hour before the services at the church. In loving memory of Evelyn, memorials may be made to the Eagle’s Landing Teen Center. Arrangements are under the care of Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home, Newton. Online concolences may be left at www.blakefh.com.
Evelyn was born Sept. 16, 1921, in Hazel Dell, the daughter of Mahlon H. and Hazel M. (Harrison) Welker. She married Ralph Quentin Holsapple on Nov. 23, 1939, in Henderson, Ky., and he preceded her in death on May 6, 2013, after 73 years of marriage.
Evelyn worked at Ettlebrick Shoe Factory in Greenup and Newton for many years and at People’s State Bank.
She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Newton; Newton Women’s Club; Vanderhoof Community Club and the Order of Eastern Stars Chapter 497 of Newton, where she served as Worthy Matron.
Evelyn is survived by four children, Gwendolyn K. (David) Eadie of Mount Vernon, Susan L. (Robert) Simmons of Newton, Janet E. (Dennis) Hattermann of Valdosta, Ga., and George Charles “Chuck” (Shirley) Holsapple of Newton; son-in-law, Clayton Brunner of Marion; grandchildren, Lynette (Greg) Denzer of Collierville, Tenn., Sarah (Josh) Rhea of Jacksonville, Kindra (Matt) Eagin of Round Rock, Texas, Emily (Mike) Lindgren of Bourbonnais, Kelly (Caleb) Baker of Newton, Devin (Amanda) Holsapple of Newton, Brandon (Megan) Hattermann of Valdosta, Ga., Kari Beth Holsapple of Newton and Elizabeth Hattermann of Valdosta, Ga.; 12 great-grandchildren, Kaleb Rhea, Ben Rhea, Alex Denzer, Becca Denzer, Robbie Denzer, Sean Eagin, Patrick Eagin, Wesley Lindgren, Elise Lindgren, Rylie Baker, Dakota Baker and Chloe Holsapple; and sister, Elizabeth L. Shull of Glendale, Ariz.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Robert R. Timmons; and two sisters, Margaret Barnett and Virginia Fogleman.
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