Visitation: Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 10 AM – 11 AM at the funeral home.
Funeral Service: Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 11 AM also at the funeral home with Rev. David J. Farrell officiating. Interment will follow in Sherwood Cemetery.
Evelyn L. Gordon age 91 of Sherwood, passed away Wednesday November 17, 2021 at her daughter’s (Becky) with Becky’s loving family by her side.
She was born March 7, 1930 in Kalamazoo, MI, the daughter of the late Edgar and Bertha (VanPelt) Crill. She graduated from Athens High School with the class of 1947 and lived most of her life in the Sherwood area.
She married William James Gordon and he preceded her in death.
Evelyn had worked 12 years at Federal-Mogul Corporation in Mendon, 10 years for Bronson Plastics, and several years at the River Lake Inn in Colon until she was 90 years old.
She enjoyed gardening, watching the birds, and time spent with her family.
She is survived by three children; Becky (Michael) Meece of Colon, James (Laura) Gordon of Sherwood and Anita Thomason of Battle Creek, grandchildren; Brian (Laura) Gordon, Jamie Gordon, Branden Czajkowski, Morgan Czajkowski, Alexis (Ian) Czajkowski, Dustin (Ashley) Meece, Michael (Katelyn) Meece II, Wyatt Meece, Caleb Meece, Amanda Barker, Anthony Neal, and Matthew Neal, great grandchildren; Logan Gordon, Beckett Gordon, Harper Cole, Madisen Meece, Jaxsen Meece and Michael Meece III and family friend David Purdy.
Besides her husband William, she was preceded in death by her daughter Melissa Gordon, great grandson Brady Gordon, and nine brothers and sisters.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at the Schipper Funeral Home LTD. in Colon. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. from the funeral home with Rev. David J. Farrell officiating. Burial will follow at Sherwood Cemetery. Online memories and condolences can be left at Schipperfuneralhome.com.