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Eva Rosteck Eva J. Rosteck, 71, of Effingham, passed away 12:40 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at Evergreen Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Effingham. Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham. Burial was at Richardson Hill Cemetery in Dahlgren. Visitation was held Monday at the funeral home with a prayer service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the donor’s choice and will be accepted at www.bauerfh.com. Eva was born Oct. 2, 1943, in Effingham, the daughter of Lindel S. and Ruby P. (Hutchcraft) Bell. She was a graduate of the Illinois School for the Deaf in Jacksonville and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Effingham. Eva is survived by her daughter, Kimberly McDevitt of Effingham; two brothers, Kenneth M. Bell of Effingham and Lester E. (Ann) Bell of San Antonio; two sisters, Marie (David) Delaney of Effingham and Suzanne Kollmann of Altamont; four grandchildren, Lacy Michelle (Jacob) Spannagel of Teutopolis, Heather Renee (Jason) Longardner of Effingham, Jacob Michael (Hillary) McDevitt of Effingham and Jessica Dawn McDevitt of Effingham; six great-grandchildren, Madison Fear, Braden and Colin Sweeney and their father, Phillip Sweeney , Mikayla McDevitt, Skylar Longardner and Kyndall Spannagel; an uncle, Richard Bell of Mt. Prospect; an aunt, Stella Ewald of Dahlgren; a sister-in-law, Peggy Bell of McLeansboro; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and one great-great-nephew. Eva was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Lindel and brother-in-law, Clarence Kollmann. Eva’s family would like to say a special thank you to Julie Rhodes who was Eva’s longtime caregiver. Your love and compassion for Eva was greatly appreciated.
Published on  November 10, 2014
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