Evelyn Vanderpool, 80, of Vinton, formerly of Urbana, died Monday, Sept. 19, 2016,
at the Vinton Lutheran Home. Visitation will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 E. Sixth St., Vinton, with the funeral service following at 2 p.m. officiated by Pastor Chuck Stevens. Interment will be in the Urbana Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established.
Evelyn was born July 10, 1936, in Clio, Iowa, to Elvie and Glendoris (Barber) Waddle. She was united in marriage to Roy Vanderpool on Dec. 10, 1953, in Princeton, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1987.
Evelyn was employed at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids for many years and was a member of the IBEW Local 1362. She later worked in the kitchen at Center Point-Urbana Schools. She was a member of First Church of the Open Bible in Cedar Rapids. She enjoyed cooking, playing Phase 10 and dominos. She also was very talented at sewing and crafts. Gardening, traveling and doing puzzles also brought her much enjoyment.
Evelyn is survived by her five daughters, Donna (Gary) Haars, Roberta O'Shaughnessy and Irene (Mark) Dulin, all of Vinton, and Bonnie (Armin) Martin and Bronna (Mike) Gubbels, all of Urbana; 11 grandchildren, Lonnie Vanderpool, Cheli Dammeier, Wayne Haars, Don Haars, Shannon O'Shaughnessy, Brandon O'Shaughnessy, Haily Dulin, Melissa Stieferman, Christin Martin, Rachelle Gruis and Jared Rieflin; 20 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; her sisters-in-law, Marietta Waddle, Kathy Vanderpool and Karen Overton; and her brothers-in-law, Marvin (Shirley) Vanderpool and Gary (Janet) Vanderpool.
In addition to her parents and husband, Evelyn was preceded in death by her special friend, Lloyd Crawley; two brothers, Robert and Herbert Waddle; her son-in-law, Patrick O'Shaughnessy; her sister-in-law, Mary Jo Waddle; and her brothers-in-law, Charles Vanderpool and Clifford Overton.
Condolences may be left at www.phillipsfuneralhomes.com.