July 2, 1926 - Feb. 8, 2013
WAKARUSA — Evelyn M. (Burkholder) Flickinger, 86, of Wakarusa, died at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at The Cedars Nursing Home in Leo, where she had been for the past two years.
She was born July 2, 1926, in Nappanee to Roy and Uretha (Frederick) Burkholder.
She graduated from Nappanee High School and the House of James Cosmetology School in South Bend. She was a beautician for 40 years and also a housewife.
Evelyn was a lifetime area resident and a member of Union Center Church of the Brethren in Nappanee.
She married Glenn Flickinger Aug. 25, 1945, at Union Center Church of the Brethren in Nappanee. He preceded her in death on Aug. 17, 2010.
Surviving are her sons, Richard (Rebecca) Flickinger of Leo and Terry (Debbie) Flickinger and Jon (Julie) Flickinger, both of Wakarusa; daughter Anna (Randy) Griffin of Vancouver, Wash.; grandchildren Martha (Brian) McCombs of Leo, Nikolaus Flickinger of Phoenix, Ryan and Juliana Griffin, both of Vancouver, Eric (Kortney) Flickinger of Cutler, Andy (Amanda) Flickinger of Cave Springs, Ga. and Jacob, Brynne and Arika Flickinger, all of Wakarusa; six great-grandchildren; and sister Marilyn Davis of Elkhart.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Howard, Dallas and Loyal Burkholder.
Friends and family may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Wakarusa. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at Union Center Church of the Brethren in Nappanee. Pastor Herman Kaufman, assisted by Pastor Ann Fourman, will officiate. Burial will follow in Union Center Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be given to the church, Heartland Hospice, or The Cedars Nursing Home. Online condolences may be shared at www.tlyfh.com.