|Birth: ||Feb. 1, 1916|
|Death: ||Sep. 9, 2008|
PEKIN, IL - Evelyn L. Hallar, 92, of 902 Eisenhower Drive passed away at 7:52 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at Heartland Health Care Center of Peoria, IL.
She was born Feb. 1, 1916, in Bartonville to Thomas and Lillian (Heim) Mattocks. She married Merle G. Hallar on Sept. 29, 1934, in Pekin.
She was preceded in death by her husband on July 29, 1980; a son, Carl; a great-granddaughter, Kaila; and one brother, Kenneth Mattocks.
Surviving are one daughter, Virginia Kime of Pekin; four grandchildren, Rick (Lisa) Alexander, Kevin (Connie Jo) Alexander, Kyle Alexander and Karla Alexander, all of Pekin; four great-grandchildren, Jessica, Kylee, Bradley and Blake Alexander, all of Pekin; and two sisters, Amy Herren and Margaret (Donald) Ritchie, both of Pekin.
Evelyn worked for S.S. Kresge Company for 40 years, retiring from the Pekin Kmart in 1986.
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Pekin, where she was active in the Ladies Missionary Society.
Evelyn enjoyed crossword puzzles, jig-saw puzzles, video games, bowling, crocheting and doing cross stitch. She was a Chicago Cubs baseball fan.
Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Calvary Baptist Church in Pekin. The Rev. Michael McLeod will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Pekin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Home, Pekin Chapel.
Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 9/11/2008
Merle G Hallar (1914 - 1980)*
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