Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Obituary : Vivian Evans

From: Anderson, IN Herald-Bulletin, February 4, 1968

Elwood- Mrs. Vivian Evans, 78, of 1126 S. Anderson St., died Sunday at Mercy Hospital after a month's illness.
She was born April 1889 in Elwood to Dr. Daniel Sigler and Minerva Pierce Sigler. She was married in 1910 to William G. Evans who died in 1950.
Mrs. Evans was member of the First Presbyterian Church and belonged to the Westminster Circle of the church. She was a past president of that organization and was serving as secretary.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star 71 and had served as its treasurer for 17 years, she also belonged to the Past Matrons Club, of which she was secretary. She received the Award of Gold from the OES in 1964.
Survivors include a son, J. Daniel Evans, Elwood; two daughters, Mrs. Arthur (Rosanne) Stokes, of Elwood; and Mrs. Lawrence (Minerva Jane) Mills, of Munster, Ind., her step-mother, Mrs. Mary Sigler, and a half-brother, Daniel Sigler, both of Elwood; six grand children and four great-grandchildren.
The body was removed to the Dunnichay Funeral Home, where members of the OES will present their memorial ritual at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the First Presbyterian Church by the Rev. James G. Saint, pastor. Burial will be in Elwood City Cemetery.
The body will be taken to the church one hour before the funeral service.
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