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Evelyn J. Weller


Evelyn J. Weller, 92 of New Palestine, IN, formerly of Girard, passed away in Shelbyville, IN on Feb. 9, 2024.

Evelyn was born Feb. 18, 1931, in Girard, to Lewis and Ruth Ball.

She was born in the house that she would call home for many years.  Evelyn went to school, which she enjoyed, before marrying her sweetheart, Ronald Dean Weller, on June 11, 1950. They spent their early married years in Paris, IL before traveling Illinois for Ron’s career and raising their boys before finally settling into their home on Sunset Lake in Girard.

Evelyn spent time working at Montgomery Wards, DeKalb Toys, JC Penny’s, River Street Press, and Parkway Press.

She enjoyed polka dancing, traveling, and making memories with family. She loved and supported her church, Girard United Methodist Church, and could always be found assisting in any way.

Evelyn is survived by her sons, Keith (Loanne) Weller of New Palestine, IN, Jerry (Donna) Weller of Wheaton; five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ronald in 2019; son Bruce Weller; sister, Maxine Ball; brother, Harold Henry Ball and a grandchild.

Services were held on Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Girard with Revs. Mark Doane, and Larry Mouser will officiate.

Burial followed in Girard Cemetery next to her husband.

Memorials may be made to Girard Methodist Church or the Girard Food Pantry.

Visit to leave condolences or light a candle in her memory.

Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Girard is in charge of arrangements.