Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
September 27, 2012 12:59 pm EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Evelyn Eileen Winter, 77, of Mount Vernon, went to our Maker Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. She was born Nov. 24, 1934, in Newark, to Joseph Rey and Dorothy (West) Rey Enders.

Evelyn was baptized at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Newark and married her loving and loyal husband, Fred Winter on Sept. 21, 1956, at the same church she was baptized in. Evelyn served as past president of the Knox and Licking Counties Genealogy Society. She enjoyed reading and was a past member of the Child Conservation League. Evelyn was an active member of Faith Lutheran Church and was a loving and compassionate wife, mom, grandma and great-grandma.

She is survived by her husband; her children, Jeanne (Don) Burkam Armstrong of Mount Vernon, Charles Winter Jr. of Mount Vernon and Johanna (Bill) Harper of Frazeysburg; 10 grandchildren, Benjamin (Carolyn) Burkam, Adam J.F. Burkam, Jared (Kirsten) Burkam, Nickolas Winter-Burkam, Emily Burkam, Amanda (James) Covey, Rachel Winter, Franklin Winter, Ashley Harper and Jake Harper; three great-grandchildren, Isabella Burkam, Benjamin Burkam and Elizabeth Covey; her mother; two sisters, Judith (Jan) Hanson of Capitola, Calif. and Linda Enders Holcombe of Newark.

Besides her father; she was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald Rey; and her stepfather, William Enders.

Friends may call today from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Friday at 1 p.m., at Faith Lutheran Church, 170 Mansfield Ave., Mount Vernon, OH 43050 where friends may call from noon until the time of service. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery near Newark.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road, Newark, Ohio 43055. To view this obituary or leave the family a private condolence, visit The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Evelyn Eileen Winter.

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