Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes
Home   ·   Obituaries   ·   About Us   ·   Our Locations   ·   Our Services   ·   Showroom   ·   Planning a Funeral   ·   Pre-Arrangement
Immediate Arrangements   ·   Grief Support   ·   Expressions of Sympathy™   ·   Recommended Links

Express your Condolences  
 

Send Flowers

Send a Sympathy Card

   
Obituaries

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share with Email
Obituary Brought to You By:  Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes


Evelyn Howe
(November 30, 1930 - September 5, 2013)

Send Flowers Send Sympathy Card
Guest Book | Sign Guest Book

Evelyn Howe

Evelyn Howe, age 82 of Perry, passed away on Thursday September 5, 2013 at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing.

A memorial service will be held at Graham Community Church on Saturday September 14, 2013 at 3:00 PM. Pastor Mike Hixson and son-in-law, Pastor R. Scott Blume, will officiate. The family will receive friends at Watkins Brothers Funeral Home in Perry on Friday 2-4 & 6-8 PM.

Evelyn was born November 30, 1930 in Loogootee, IN, the daughter of Otis & Pauline (Nixson) Black. She was an elementary teacher at Shaftsburg and Perry schools, a homemaker, sales clerk and CEO of Raelyn Hill Estates and Howe Line Construction Co. teamed with her husband, Rae. She married Rae Howe in Ft. Wayne, IN on August 2, 1952 and this past month celebrated 61 years of marriage together. Evelyn was a member of the Perry Garden Club where she was a past President, attended Graham Community Church, past member for many years at the Perry Free Methodist Church. While attending Spring Arbor College, she played on the basketball team and was known as "Boogie Black".

Evelyn is survived by her husband, Rae, 4 children; Douglas (Laurie) Howe of Lansing, Timothy (Patti) Howe of Caldonia, MI, Susan (Todd) Tidball of Poulsbo, WA and Sherrie (Scott) Blume of Tulsa, OK, 10 grandchildren, brother Dale Black of New Port Richie, FL, sister Gerry Chandler (John) of Valparaiso, IN, brother Norman Black (Maris) of Ft. Wayne, IN, David Black of Ft. Wayne, IN. She was predeceased by her sister Mary Scheuermann and her parents, Otis & Pauline Black. Memorials are suggested to the Graham Community Church Building Fund, Spring Arbor University Athletic Foundation or the Spring Arbor Scholarship Program. Online condolences may be sent to www.watkinsfuneralhomes.com

Back
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    ©2005-14 Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes
501 N. Saginaw St., Durand, MI
(989) 288-3106

Funeral Home Website by Batesville, Inc.
Contact Us
Get Directions
Mobile Version

Privacy
Terms of Use

Site Manager: Login