Evelyn Mae Dothager Lawler, age 79, of rural Mulberry Grove, passed away Friday, December 12. Funeral services for 79 year-old Evelyn Mae Dothager Lawler will be Wednesday, December 17, at 1:00 p.m., at the Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Green Hill Cemetery.
She was born January 26, 1935, in Vandalia, IL, the daughter of Herman & Effie (Moore) Dothager. Married Norman Lee Lawler on December 03, 1954, Vandalia, IL. He passed away August 13, 2006. She was formerly employed at Princess Peggy Garment Factory and retired from Crane Packing Co., both in Vandalia, IL. Evelyn was member of Calvary Baptist Church, Hillsboro, IL; Royal Neighbors and The Red Hats Society.
She is survived by: Son – Ronald Lawler & Crystal, Mulberry Grove, IL;
Daughter – Barbara Schmedeke, Hillsboro, IL; Brother – August Dothager, Mulberry Grove, IL; Sisters – Elaine Choma, Vandalia, IL & Erma Freeman, Mulberry Grove, IL; 4 Grandchildren – Luke, Jacob, Drew, Hillary & Husband, Christopher.
Preceded in death by: Parents, Husband, 7 Brothers, and Step Grandson – Christopher Schmedeke.
Miller Funeral Home
831 N 5th Street
Vandalia, IL 62471