Evelyn R. Nadler, 88

Evelyn R. Nadler, 88

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Evelyn R. Nadler, 88, of Gillespie passed away at 12:57 a.m., Thursday, April 6, 2017, at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield.

She was born July 23, 1928, in Bunker Hill to Earl and Florence (Barnstable) Raymond. She married Eugene Edward Nadler on Sept. 8, 1951, in Bunker Hill; he preceded her in death on Sept. 27, 1970.

Mrs. Nadler was a receptionist for Macoupin County Mental Health. She enjoyed reading books and crossword puzzles.

Surviving are a daughter, Stephanie (Jack) Braden of Gillespie; grandchild, Leigh Amanda Janiks of Springfield; step-grandchildren, Joshua Braden and Tyler Braden; great-grandchildren, Skylar Janiks and Olivia Janiks; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Raymond Eugene Nadler; and a sister, Genevieve Nash.

Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m., Sunday, April 9, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 10, at the funeral home, with Rev. Peggy Nelson officiating. Burial was in Benld Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Adopt-A-Pet or Gillespie-Benld Area Ambulance Service.

Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at kravanyafuneral.com.