In memory of

   Evelyn Steele



Evelyn Mae Steele, age 89, passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2009 in Grand Rapids. She was born May 18, 1920 in Conrad, MT to Albert and Fannie Vermulm. Evelyn graduated from the Deaconess School of Nursing in Great Falls, MT in 1941 and from Hope College in Holland, MI in 1944. Evelyn married Rev. Harland Steele in 1945. For over 50 years, she was active in the Reformed Church throughout western Michigan. She was a nurse at the Christian Rest Home and volunteered at Hospice and Marketplace Ministries for many years. She enjoyed playing the piano and above all, visiting with friends and family. Evelyn was forever a farm girl at heart. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Harland, in June of 1979. She is survived by her daughter, Nikki (Richard) Steele-Detrich of Boquete, Panama; son, Mark (Dorita) Steele of Phoenix, AZ; son Terry (Marcia) Steele of Oshkosh, WI; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and her sister, Helen Davis of Conrad, MT.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Raybrook Manor Resident Assistance Fund

Lot Location -- Bldg II Sec E lvl 5 #17 F

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