|Birth: ||Sep. 6, 1917|
|Death: ||Aug. 6, 2002|
Evelyn L. Gehrig of Wyoming, Ill., died of natural causes at the age of 84 on Thursday Aug 6, 2002, at 4:10 pm at the Heartland Health Care Center in Henry, Ill.
Evelyn was born in Castleton, Ill. on September 6, 1917, the daughter of Cofer Bernard and Inez Knowles.
She married Richard C. Gehrig on Oct 4, 1941, in Kahoka, Missouri. He survives along with two sons Ron (Sharon) Gehrig of Sparland, Ill., and Ricky (Deborah) Gehrig of Huntley, Ill., and daughter Marilyn (Art) Engelbrecht of Chillicothe, Ill. Also surviving are 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and her sister Garna (Leroy) Rhodes of Morton, Ill. Her parents preceded her in death.
Evelyn graduated from ISU, Normal, with a teaching degree. She started teaching school at Ricky's school in Saratoga, TWP, Marshall County. After rearing her children, she taught from 1968-1981 at Valley School District, rural Wyoming. She was a teacher for 20 years total.
Evelyn was buried in the Bradford Cemetery in Bradford, Ill. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bradford Rescue Squad.
Created by: Sam
Record added: May 08, 2010
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