EVELYN MCMANNIS, 92 'the voice of brookside' ROCKFORD - Evelyn McMannis, 92, of Rockford passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in SwedishAmerican Hospital. Born Sept. 10, 1920, in Rockford; the daughter of Nels and Ethel (Lund) Jacobson. Graduate of Central High School. She worked for Brookside Medical for 42 years, retiring in December 2006. Survived by son, Steven Mitchell of Rockford; daughter, Karen (Ronnie) Hanaver of Dexter, Mo.; grandchildren, Curt (Kathryn) Oliver of Machesney Park and Michelle (Jeff) Casselberry of Dexter; great-grandchildren, Jason Oliver of Machesney Park, Elizabeth (Jon Anderson) Oliver of Rockford and Meghan (Kevin) Cluck of Dexter. Special thanks to the staff at SwedishAmerican Hospital, especially the nurses on the eighth floor, and also the fourth floor of the Heart Hospital. Service at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave., with the Rev. Norm Shirk officiating. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, in Fred C. Olson Chapel. To send a condolence visit olsonfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Oct. 6 to Oct. 7, 2012