Evelyn Reyna


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Posted Online: Feb. 24, 2013, 8:43 pm
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Evelyn Reyna, 91, formerly of East Moline, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Pepper Family Hospice Home, Barrington, Ill.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anne Catholic Church, East Moline. Entombment is in St. Mary's Mausoleum, East Moline. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, where a rosary will be recited at 3:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to St. Anne Catholic Church, East Moline, where she was a member.
Evelyn Negrete was born on Feb. 2, 1922, in Silvis, the daughter of Francisco and Elpedia Castro Negrete. She married Manuel Reyna on Nov. 6, 1936, in Peoria, Ill. He died Jan. 3, 1985.
Evelyn had worked as a cook at several area restaurants. She enjoyed reading, dancing and was an incredible cook.
Survivors include her children, Marjorie (Manuel) Lopez, East Moline, Ruby (Charles) Sandoval, East Moline, and Teresa Cruces (Jaime Aguilar), Elgin, Ill.; 18 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; 24 great-great-grandchildren; and daughter-in-law, Lolly Reyna, East Moline.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by sister, Lupe Gomez; brother, Raymond Negrete; son, Ron Reyna; daughter, Betty Hernandez; two great-grandsons; and her parents.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.














 



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