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Evelyn A. McKean, 79

April 25, 1938 to September 12, 2017

Evelyn A. McKean, 79, of Lacon died on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.

Evelyn was born on April 25, 1938 in Chicago to Frank and Louise (Rzendzian) Guzik. She married John McKean on September 28, 1957.

Evelyn and her husband owned and operated Greenhead Game Calls and she and Melanie McKean owned and operated McKean’s This N That. She was also the secretary at McKean Pallet Company for 31 years. Evelyn was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Henry.

Survivors include two sons, John (Carolyn) McKean of Shakopee, MN and Frank (Melanie) McKean of Henry; two daughters, Gale Cordero of Willowbrook and Cindi (Jeff) Roberts of Henry; one sister, Gloria (John) Bodoki of Chicago; sister-in-law, Mary Guzik of Peoria; four grandchildren, Jenny Cordero, Amanda (Dana) Eaves, Sean McKean and Katelyn (Rob) Stadel and three great-grandchildren, Briana, Tayla and Isabella.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John on June 29, 1987, two brothers, Frank and Dennis and one sister, Loretta.

Contributions may be made to St. Jude or Children’s Hospital of Illinois.

Pallbearers will be Dana Eaves, Jeff Roberts, Rob Stadel, Sean McKean, Tyler Masching, Mike Chadd, Vicki Seimers, Briana Eaves, Tayla Eaves, Isabella Andalcio, Jacob Judd and Zeb Schmitt.

Online condolences may be made to her family at www.dcfunerals.com


Service/Memorial Information

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Hennepin. Fr. Jeffery Small will officiate. Burial will be at St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery, Hennepin.

Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 15, 2017 St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Hennepin.

Additional visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Hennepin.

Dysart – Cofoid Funeral Chapel will be assisting the family with the arrangements.

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  • Lily"We are so sorry to hear this sad news. Even though we are far away our thoughts and prayers are with your family to endure this difficult time. Love to you all."Tribute from: Jeff and Dawn Hacker
    September 17, 2017
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  • candle"Our hearts and prayers are with the family. We will miss Aunt Evelyn"Tribute from: Lorrie Mckean Lyons
    September 16, 2017
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  • Lily"Deepest Sympathy to the McKean Families. Thinking of you all at this time. Evelyn was a sweet lady and will be missed."Tribute from: Steve and Cindy (Rott)-swanson
    September 16, 2017
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  • candle"Frank, Melanie, and family ~ So sorry for your loss. We will miss seeing Evelyn. We would see her occasionally when she was in Peoria. May your happy memories bring you comfort in this difficult time."Tribute from: Brian and Carrie Jamieson
    September 15, 2017
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  • candle"Gail, Cindy, Frank, John & your families: I am so sorry about the passing of your mom (grandma). She was such a nice person. I have fond memories of coming to your parent's house. My thoughts & prayers are out to you all. She is with your dad now. God Bless. Love Marianne."Tribute from: Marianne Zaker Mccormack
    September 14, 2017
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  • candle"So very sorry for your loss."Tribute from: Janeen Welsh
    September 14, 2017
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  • candle"So sorry for your loss thinking of you."Tribute from: Ron & Kathy Spratt
    September 14, 2017
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  • Lily"You all are in our thoughts and prayers.Eveie was such a sweet lady.God Bless you all."Tribute from: Jim and Tina Sschmitt
    September 13, 2017
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  • Lily"Our deepest sympathy to all of you... So sorry for your loss. What a wonderful picture of a lovely lady."Tribute from: Cathy Barker
    September 13, 2017
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  • Lily"Love you Aunt Evelyn. Rest in peace."Tribute from: Carol Beth Rumbaugh
    September 13, 2017
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  • Lily"May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace during this sad time. Our most heartfelt condolences."Tribute from: Dave, Susie & Holly Simmons
    September 13, 2017
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