Mrs. Evelyn Louise Funk, 90,Willard, passed away Tuesday,Dec. 2, 2008.
She was born March 3, 1918, in Ruggles, Ohio, to Lloyd and Mildred Beach Guilford. The Beach family was among the founding settlers in theRuggles area. Her family moved to Akron, Ohio where Evelynattended Rankin Elementary School. They then moved toWyoming where she graduatedwith high honors from Riverton High School. She had ascholarship to attend University of Wyoming, but returned to Ohio where she worked at The Savings and Loan Banking Co. in New London prior to her marriage to her husband of 67 years, Richard J. Funk.
For the next 20 years, Evelyn resided in Bellevue where she was a member of First United Methodist Church. Evelyn worked part-time at The Industrial Savings and Loan and was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club.
Evelyn lived in Willard since 1969. She continued working for the Willard branch of Industrial Savings and Loan. She attended Christian Alliance Church.
She is survived by her loving husband, Richard; daughter and son-in law, Sherry and Rich Nottke of Jacksonville, Fla.; grandson and his wife, Marc and Charly Nottke of Tallahassee, Fla.; great-grandson, Adam Nottke; and other beloved family members and friends.
Friends and family may visit from 11 a.m. Saturday untilmemorial service at noon inChristian Alliance Church,1609 S. Conwell Ave., Willard.Private family burial will be inRuggles Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorialcontributions may be made to Christian Alliance Church,1609 South Conwell Ave., Willard, OH 44890, Mercy Hospital,110 E. Howard St., Willard, OH 44890, or the donor's favorite charity.
Condolences may be expressed at eastmanfuneralhome.com.