Evelyn Clara Amrhein passed away peacefully on November 10, 2021, at her home in Brookville, Indiana, surrounded by her family. She was born on October 2, 1935, to Alphonse and Angela (Biltz) Wallpe. Evelyn graduated in 1953 from McGuffey High School in Oxford, Ohio. She married Ray C. Amrhein on September 5, 1953, and they enjoyed 68 years of marriage until her husband’s death in September 2021.
Evelyn was a devoted wife and mother. She took great pride in her family, actively supporting them in their interests, activities, and accomplishments. Sports were a common bond within the family and her favorite events were the ones when her children or grandchildren were playing.
Evelyn was also blessed with a lifetime of good friends who shared in her love of life.
Evelyn was a member of St. Michael Parish. She began working as an instructional aide at St. Michael Catholic School in 1980. She tutored students and supported teachers for 25 years, and even after retirement she often returned to St. Michael to volunteer at the school.
Evelyn is survived by her children Dale (Anne) Amrhein, Lyle (Sharon) Amrhein, Faye (Mike) Cossins, and Paul (Tracey) Amrhein; grandchildren Allison (Tom) Morton, Joe Cossins, Marie Cossins, and Alexandra Amrhein; and great grandchild Charles Morton.
She is preceded in death by her husband Ray C. Amrhein, parents Alphonse and Angela Wallpe, and sister Joyce Wallpe Back.
Visitation for family and friends is Monday, November 15, 2021, from 4 until 7 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 929 Main Street, Brookville. *** The family requests that all attending wear a mask. Father Vincent Lampert will officiate a Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church. Burial is immediately following Mass at St. Michael Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be directed to St. Michael School. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal memory please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Evelyn Amrhein.