Evelyn B. Berkshire

berkshireEvelyn B. Berkshire, age 85, Logansport, passed away at 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, in Chase Center.

Born March 3, 1929, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Charles J. and Mabel Werstler Rothermel.

On February 9, 1951, she was married to Robert D. Berkshire, who preceded her in death on June 15, 2012.

A homemaker, Evelyn was a 1948 graduate of Logansport High School. She was a devoted mother and often acted as both father and mother for her children when her husband, a truck driver, was frequently away.

Surviving are sons, Rodney Berkshire and Kevin Berkshire, both of Logansport; sister, Alberta Hitchens, Lafayette; granddaughter, Emilee Michelle Berkshire; sister-in-law, Alice Rothermel, Metea; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Betty Goltz, Zelma Demerly, Mildred Murphy, and Edna Mae Snyder; and brother, Gilbert ‘Gib’ Rothermel.

Visitation will be at Kroeger Funeral Home on Friday, February 20, 2015, from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m.

The funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Ken Smith officiating.

Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to National Kidney Foundation of Indiana, Suite 100, 911 East 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240-1840. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.kroegerfuneralhome.com.