Evelyn E. Stufflebeam

Lewistown – Evelyn E. Stufflebeam, 91, of Lewistown, IL, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Pekin. She was born on April 2, 1926 in Chandlerville, IL to Loren and Ollie (Ray) Duckwiler. She married Donald Lee Stufflebeam on April 16, 1950 at the First Christian Church, Moline, IL. He preceded her in death in 2017.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Tom Stufflebeam; one daughter, Carolyn Smith; and two brothers, Harold Duckwiler and Danny Carpenter.

Surviving are three children, Alan (Gaylene) Stufflebeam of Farmington, Marjorie (David) Bayless of Creve Coeur, and Della Gillespie of Pekin; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jerry Carpenter of Bath.

Evelyn was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Lewistown and American Legion Post/Women’s Auxiliary.

Services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Lewistown, IL. Visitation will be held from 10-11 AM. Kathy Barrett will officiate. Burial of ashes will follow the services at Apple Cemetery in Rural Lewistown, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Memorials can be made to Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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5 Responses to Evelyn E. Stufflebeam

  1. Bert Sneyd says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Evelyn was a wonderful person and I have great memories of her.

  2. Bert Sneyd says:

    Our thoughts and Prayers are with the family. Evelyn was a wonderful person and I have many great memories of her. Bert and family

  3. Rhonda Ganansky says:

    I have been honored to have known Evelyn my entire life. So many great memories and such a precious friend. Much love and peace to your family.
    Rhonda (Nott) Ganansky and family

  4. Noel Gary says:

    It was our privilege to know Don and Evelyn for many years no greater heart and love have we seen RIP you deserve it.

    Noel Gary family

  5. I am so sad to hear of Evelyn’s death. She was my husband’s cousin ( William J. Strait) I grew to love her and miss being able to correspond with her and the occasional visit she and her husband Donald used to make to this area to visit her cousins.

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