Evelyn Irene Nelson, 79, of Springfield died at 5:57 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at Mosaic of Springfield.  She was born on March 23, 1937, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Paul and Ona West Bloomquist. She married Everett Nelson and he preceded her in death in 2010.  She is also preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include one daughter, Paula Rae (Jeff) Lindner MD, of Marion; one son, Daniel (Erika) Nelson, of Rochester; seven grandchildren: Andrea Markway, Kristofor Markway, Danielle Nelson, Blaine Markway, Dayne Nelson, Adriel Markway and Hannah Guymon and one sister, Darlene Rask, of Pekin.
Evelyn was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Macomb and also First Church of the Nazarene in Springfield. She retired as the Chief Deputy Circuit Clerk in McDonough County, after many years of service.
Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at Staab Funeral Home, Springfield. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at Staab Funeral Home, Springfield with Reverend Judy Davenport officiating.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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