Born: December 02, 1920
Died: May 10, 2014
BRIMFIELD – Evelyn “Evie” Schlink, 93, of Brimfield passed away at 8:55 a.m. Saturday May 10, 2014, at Buehler Home in Peoria, where she lived for the last seven years.
Evie was born December 2, 1920, in Maquon, Ill., to George and Nettie (VanBeuning) Miller. She married Earl J. Schlink on December 8, 1940, in Peoria. He preceded her in death on November 7, 2005.
She was also preceded in death by her nephew, Larry; and three sisters, Ida LeConte, Dora Schlink, and Cora Mosher.
She is survived by two nieces, Linda (Gerald) Carroll of Elmwood and Judy Schlink of Brimfield; one great-niece, Kim (Todd) Caldwell of Elmwood; two great-nephews, Troy (Stacy) Carroll of Brimfield and Chad (Kim) Carroll of Calabash, NC; seven great-great-nieces and nephews, Maddison, Olivia, Grace, Sydney, Jordyn, Brooklyn, and Cole; and three sisters, Ann McCarthy of Peoria, Ella (Frank) McClenahan of Crete, Ill., and Louise (Carl) Sommer of Peoria.
Evie was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Peoria.
The family wishes to express their gratitude for the loving care Evie received at the nursing center at Buehler Home.
A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Peoria. Pastor Mark Nelson will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Buehler Home.
Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www.wrightandsalmon.com.