Evelyn Mecklenburg
Residence: Lafayette, Indiana
Died: Monday, May 23, 2016
Location: Indiana University Health, Arnett Hospital of Lafayette, Indiana
Age: 90
Date of Birth: Monday, May 17, 1926
Birth place: Buchanan, Michigan
Father: Edward Johnson  
Mother: Alice ( Zoleman ) Johnson  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Lafayette, Indiana
Funeral Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Funeral Location: 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 26, 2016, Graveside Service at the Oakridge Cemetery of rural Buchanan, Michigan.
Clergy: Rev. Edwin Binklow of the First Presbyterian Church of Buchanan, Michigan.
Burial will take place: Oakridge Cemetery of Oakridge Cemetery of Buchanan, Michigan
Visitation will be: 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 26, 2016, Graveside Service at the Oakridge Cemetery of rural Buchanan, Michigan
Biographical Information: Evelyn passed away and joined hands with her heavenly father May 23, 2016. She was raised in Buchanan, Michigan and was a 1944 graduate of the Buchanan High School. She met her future husband Henry while working at the Buchanan Theater. She was a cashier and he was an usher. They married in Biloxi, Mississippi on December 26, 1942 and spent 60 years together before his death in November 2002. From 1950 to 1995, they lived in LaPorte, Indiana where she was employed as a desk clerk at the Rumley Hotel and the Holiday Inn. In 1995, they moved to Lafayette, Indiana to be closer to the family. While living in Lafayette, she spent almost 20 years doing data entry with the Kirby Risk Lighting Center.
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Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the wishes of the donor.
Marriage Information: On December 26, 1942 in Biloxi, Mississippi, she married Henry Mecklenburg; he passed away on November 24, 2002.
Survivors include:
Michael (wife Anne) Mecklenburg of Lafayette, Indiana,
Mark (wife Lisa) Mecklenburg of Monticello, Indiana,
David (wife Anne) Mecklenburg of Brownsburg, Indiana,
Kurt Mecklenburg of Crawfordsville, Indiana, and
Dawn (husband Jack)Herman of Pocahontas, Iowa;

Seventeen (17) Grandchildren;

Eighteen (18) Great Grandchildren.
Preceded in Death:
Edward & Alice ( Zoleman ) Johnson;

Henry Mecklenburg (2002)

George Johnson (1999)
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.