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Evelyn Grace Tonelli

Evelyn Grace Tonelli
  • August 29, 1932 - June 4, 2016
  • West Des Moines, Iowa

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Evelyn Grace (Kopaska) Tonelli gained her Heavenly wings on June 4th, 2016 at 83 years old at Wayne County Hospital in Corydon IA. Her ashes along with those of her husband George (Manny) will be interned at Jordan Cemetery June 12th at 11:30 anyone who would like to attend a Service of Remembrance is welcome to join the family.
Evelyn was born in Greenfield IA. To Everett & Opal Kopaska. She married George (Manny) Tonelli on June 5th 1954. They were blessed with four daughters. Evelyn worked for Preferred Risk Insurance Comp for more than 25 years. Evelyn had many hobbies and enjoyed spending time with her family. She will be remembered for her art work which her children & grandchildren have in their homes and also the Handmade Christmas stocking that she made for all of her great grandchildren.
Those left to cherish loving memories are daughters Valerie (Steve) Foster, Vicki (Mike) Wright, Vaneise (Fred) McWherter, Vondale (Dave) Dodds, thirteen grandchildren Scott (Lindsey), Sean (Gina), Shane, Sloan (Lisa) Foster, John (Angie), Joe (Kira), Jessica Wright, Abe (Stormy), Ben, David Smith, Curt McWherter, Caleb, Caitlin (Josh) Dodds and great grandchildren: Morgen, Tristan, Charlee, Walter, Nate, Roman, Dominic, Kloe, Vincent, Octavia, Juliana +1 on the way, Penny and Teagen. Siblings Bessie, Eleanor and Jerry. She was proceeded in death by her parents, husband (Manny) and sibling Marie, Esther & Nancy.
Memorial contribution can be made in her name to HCI at 2910 Weston Parkway Suite 220, West Des Moines IA. 50266