LAKELAND - Evelyn Marie Richter passed from this life on December 7, 2012 at Valencia Hills healthcare Center from heart failure.
Evelyn was born on August 16, 1926 in Joliet, Illinois to William and Lucille Rogers Jax. She moved to Lakeland in 1954. Evelyn worked for Macy's formally (Maas Brothers) in many capacities before retiring. She enjoyed working in the credit office. She enjoyed being a homemaker and entertaining friends in her home.
She is preceded in death by her parents, sisters, Beverly and Harriet and her son, Richard. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Suzanne Richter; grandson, Christopher Richter; cousins, Joan McKune, Kathy Drewno, and Robert Walsh.
Visitation will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lakeland on Tuesday, December 11, at 9:30 AM with a funeral mass at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the
in Evelyn's name.