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Evelyn A. Kennedy McMasters, 84, passed away Sunday, February 18, 2018, at Parkview Nursing Home in Attica, Ind.
She was born to Ebert and Frances Lawrence on November 12, 1933, in Volinia Township, Michigan.
She married Harry Raymond Kennedy. He precedes her in death. She later married Ivan P. McMasters. Both of her parents and Ivan precede her in death.
Also preceding Evelyn in death are siblings Paul Lawrence, Leta Guard, Nolan Lawrence, Gene Lawrence, Leroy Lawrence and Robert Lawrence; and a son-in-law, Jeff Coffing.
Survivors include two sons, Michael ( Marcella) Kennedy from Watseka and James (Dalee) Kennedy from Westville; one daughter, Susan (Jeff) Coffing from Covington, Ind.; grandchildren, Joshua (Tess) Kennedy, Lindsay (Ryan) Pursley, Brad (Jessie) Coffing, Melissa (Mitch) Wirth, Bryant Coffing, Shellie Coffing and Kiertsen Kennedy; and great-grandchildren, Caden Wirth, Kennedy Wirth, Cambry Wirth, Molly Pursley, Grant Pursley, Ellie Coffing and Ada Kennedy.
Evelyn graduated Danville High School in 1952 and then attended DACC for LPN school. She worked at United Samaritans Medical Center as an LPN and retired after 21 years.
Evelyn was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She enjoyed playing canasta and various other card games. Evelyn was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be missed dearly.
A Celebration of Life Service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 22, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Officiating will be Rev. Michael Heidle. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park in Danville. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. Thursday prior to services at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church in Danville. Please join Evelyn's family in sharing memories, photos and videos on her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on February 19, 2018
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