Evelyn Eirhart (82) of Effingham


Published on March 25 2013 9:26 pm

Evelyn Eirhart, 82 of Effingham, passed away at 4:32 p.m. Monday, March 25th, at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Effingham.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Johnson Funeral Home, Effingham. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Effingham. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left by clicking here.

Evelyn was born on July 3, 1930, in Sigel, IL, the daughter of Frank A. and Bertha (Tanner) Zumbahlen. She married Bobby Lee Eirhart on August 26, 1950, in Chester, IL, and he preceded her in death on July 2, 1995.  Evelyn was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Effingham. She was the owner and operator of Sign Art Sign Shop in Effingham. She enjoyed working at the Effingham Senior Center.

Evelyn is survived by her sons, Jerry (Joan) Eirhart of Shumway and Kim Eirhart of Effingham; brothers, Arthur Zumbahlen and Richard (Ruth) Zumbahlen both of Effingham; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother, Charles Zumbahlen.