Obituary Of Evelyn M. (Rohlfer) Vanhooser


Evelyn M. (Rohlfer) Vanhooser

SEPTEMBER 15, 1925 ~ JUNE 28, 2019 (AGE 93)

Evelyn M. (Rohlfer) Vanhooser, age 93, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 2:35 a.m. on Friday, June 28, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital – Evansville.

Evelyn was born September 15, 1925, in Evansville, IN, to Leonard and Margaret (Manger) Rohlfer. She attended Culver Grade School and Bosse High School. Evelyn worked as a bookkeeper for International Steel Company for 12 ½ years. She was a lifelong member of Bethel United Church of Christ and was active in church life, teaching Sunday School, serving on various boards, was an advisor for youth groups, worked in the church office for over 20 years, and after retirement, she continued to volunteer in the church office until the age of 91. Evelyn was a 50-year member of The Eastern Star and Daughters of the Nile and was a member of the Ladies Auxilary of VFW 1114.

Evelyn and her family enjoyed traveling the United States and abroad. Evelyn enjoyed working jigsaw puzzles and crossword puzzles. She was very family oriented and will be greatly missed by her loving family.

Evelyn is survived by her sons, David Vanhooser (Michele) and Michael Vanhooser; grandson, Stephen Vanhooser (Laurel); sister-in-law, Faye Heneisen; and several nieces and nephews.

Evelyn is preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband of 57 years, William H. Vanhooser; brother, Jim Rohlfer; and sister, Mary Jockell.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 1, 2019 at Bethel United Church of Christ, 3029 North Green River Road with Dr. Stephanie Weiner officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park.

Friends may visit from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Sunday, June 30, 2019 at BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue, and from 10:00 a.m. until service time, Monday, July 1, 2019 at Bethel United Church of Christ.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Bethel United Church of Christ, 3029 North Green River Road, Evansville, IN 47715.

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