Margaret Arlene Evans, 90 of LaGrange, died Oct. 24, 2019. Born July 12, 1929, she worked as a clerk for a cemetery florist prior to retirement. She was also a member of Daughters of the American Revolution and St. Paul's Episcopal Church Woman's Club.
She was the wife of the late Robert Evans; the mother of Robert (Peggy) Evans and Linda (Tom) Mathews; the grandmother of Eric (Victoria) Evans, Ryan (Meaghan) Evans and Anna Evans, Tom (Katie) Mathews and Thera (Adam) Shrank; great grandmother of Tyler Evans, Matthew Evans, Nora Evans, Ella Evans, Quinn Evans, Reese Evans, Eloise Thorne, Amilia Thorne, Fletcher Thorne, Sophia Mathews, Evelyn Mathews, Sloane Shrank and Everett Shrank; the sister of the late Helen (and the late Maurice) Schlesinger; and the aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Lying in state is on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from noon to the time of service at 12:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 60 Akenside Road, Riverside. Interment is at Bronswood Cemetery, Oak Brook.
Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.