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Evelyn Marie "Ev" Umbach 1929 - 2009

UMBACH, WEATHERS, WHITE

Posted By: Connie Swearingen (email)
Date: 5/22/2019 at 23:57:46

Sioux City Journal
13 June 2009

ANTHON, Iowa -- Evelyn M. "Ev" Umbach, 80, of Anthon died Thursday, June 11, 2009, at a Sioux City hospital.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Anthon, with the Rev. Terry Roder officiating. Burial will be in Mount St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Sunday, with a vigil wake service at 7 p.m. followed by a rosary and a service by the American Legion Auxiliary and the Veterans of Foreign War Auxiliary, at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Armstrong Funeral Home in Anthon.

Evelyn Marie Umbach was born Jan. 13, 1929, west of Anthon, the daughter of Lester and Dorothy (Weathers) White. She lived her entire life in the Anthon area. She graduated from Anthon High School.

On Feb. 8, 1947, she was united in marriage to Marvin "Pork" Umbach at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Anthon. The couple owned and operated Pork's Anthon Market for 23 years. Pork died Sept. 17, 1985. She also worked, over the years at the Cozy Inn, Gayla's General Store and the Little Siouxloon. She retired and later returned to work at the Little Siouxloon.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the American Legion Auxiliary McNiff Unit 389 of Anthon and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Unit 9124 of Oto, Iowa. She loved the challenge of a crossword puzzle and found pleasure in needle work and embroidery. She was famous for her delicious homemade pies and potato salad. She enjoyed time spent at the casino. She also had a unique collection of rosaries from around the world.

Survivors left to fondly cherish their memories of her include two sons and their wives, Thomas and Janice Umbach of Anthon and Edward and Christa Umbach of Homeland, Calif.; five daughters, Janice Adkins and her husband, Gary of Oto, Iowa, Carla Handke of Anthon, Marilyn Horton and her husband, Steve of Sioux City, Sheila Lansink and her husband, Paul of Anthon and Becky Umbach of Anthon; a son-in-law, Wayne Fundermann of Anthon; 20 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and one on the way; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Lorraine McClure of Sioux City; nieces and nephews; and numerous good friends and neighbors.

Along with her husband, she was also preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Diane Fundermann; a brother, Harold "Moe" White; and a sister, Helen White.


 

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