STRASBURG - Evelyn M. Eby, 75, formerly of Strasburg, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Landis Homes. She was the wife of Martin L. Eby, of Landis Homes.
Born in Strasburg, Evelyn was a daughter of the late Jason H. and Irene (Hess) Mellinger.
She is survived by: a daughter, Brenda E., married to Max Zook, of Belleville; grandsons, Jonathan Zook, married to Adriene (Shank) and their son, Connor, of Williamsport, Joseph Zook married to Meredith (Lorencz), of South Africa, James Zook, of Belleville, and Jason Hartley, of Alburtis; a brother, Ernest, married to Miriam Mellinger, of Lancaster; a sister, Dorothy, married to J. Robert Musser, of Lancaster; and a sister-in-law, Elsie, married to Roy Charles, of Strasburg.
Evelyn was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Mellinger.
Evelyn was a homemaker and enjoyed reading, bird watching and cooking for her family. Her grandsons were the joy of her life.
She was a lifelong member of Strasburg Mennonite Church, where she was active with the Happy Helpers Sunday school class. She also enjoyed traveling and visiting with two circle gangs.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Strasburg Mennonite Church, 1514 Village Road, Strasburg, with Pastors John Meck and Stephen Weaver officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in East Bethany Chapel at Landis Homes, 1001 East Oregon Road, Lititz, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the church.
Interment will at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, in Strasburg Mennonite Cemetery.