Evelyn Graham, 98, died at 10:30 a.m. Thursday (April 12, 2018) at Heritage Manor, Normal.
Her visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at East Lawn Funeral Home in Bloomington. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at East Lawn Funeral Home. Reverend Dr. Curt Keller will officiate. Committal Service will be held following the service at East Lawn Memorial Gardens, Bloomington. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.eastlawn-bloomington.com.
Memorials can be made to the Hudson United Methodist Church or a charity of the donor’s choice.
She was born Dec. 18, 1919, at Cissna Park, to Ida and Fred Verkler, one of nine children. She married Donald Graham on Dec. 26, 1953 at Eureka. He died on Oct. 23, 2010.
Surviving is one daughter, Kathy (Jeff) Fulks, Hudson; grandchildren, Kevin (Brett) Fulks, Normal; Brian Fulks (Lacey Steidl), Bloomington; and many nieces and nephews. Evelyn was preceded in death by four sisters and four brothers.
She was employed at State Farm Insurance for 14 years and then became a homemaker and kept the books for Don’s excavating and crane business.
Evelyn’s family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to caregivers and staff at Evergreen Place and Heritage Manor, Normal.
She will be missed by all who knew her quiet, caring ways and sense of humor.