Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
July 15, 2013 11:20 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Evelyn E. DeWitt, 92, died Saturday, July 13, 2013, at the Country Club Retirement Campus.

Evelyn was born in Danville on May 5, 1921, to Russell and Marie (Trussell) Hoagland. She was a member of the Danville United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.

She is survived by her sons; Bill (Bev) Stachler and James Stachler, both of Danville; 14 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; stepchildren, Charles (Deborah) DeWitt of Copley and Candace Zarr of Powell; and four stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Sue Ellen Durbin; her first husband, Lee Stachler; and her second husband, Charles DeWitt.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. The Rev. Mary Murtha will officiate. Burial will follow in Workman Cemetery. Calling will be one hour prior to the service. Visit

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