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Eva Mae Kemerling Hix

February 13, 1922 December 9, 2019
Eva Mae Kemerling Hix
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Obituary for Eva Mae Kemerling Hix

Eva Mae Kemerling Hix, 97, of Creal Springs, IL, formerly of Kewanee, died Monday, December 9, 2019 at her home. Eva was born February 13, 1922 in Lafayette, IL, the daughter of George N. and Eva Mae (Harmon) VanDike. Eva married Robert Lee Kemerling on March 8, 1941 in Davenport, he preceded her in death on April 23, 1998. She later married Gerald Hix on August 26, 1999, he preceded her in death on May 24, 2007. She also had a special friend, Donald Hoyt, he preceded her in death also.
Eva is survived by two children, Raymond (Jayne) Kemerling, Creal Springs, Pat (Ronald) VanWassenhove, Kewanee; four grandchildren, Tom, Todd, Renee, Craig; ten great grandchildren; one great great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; three brothers, Arthur, Forest, and Harold “Bud” VanDike; one sister, Betty Talbot; and special friend, Donald Hoyt.
Eva was a homemaker. She was a member of the Flemish American Club. She enjoyed gardening, dancing and her dogs, Lassie and Tiny. She especially loved spending time with her family and friends.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 am, Friday, December 13, 2019 at Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home. Father Johndamaseni Zilimu will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the time of the service on Friday, December 13, 2019 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or Hospice of Southern Illinois, Marion, IL. Please leave an online condolence for Eva’s family at www.schuenemantumblesonfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Friday

13

Dec

10:00 AM 12/13/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/13/2019 11:00:00 AM
Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home

219 E. Second St.
Kewanee, IL 61443

Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home
219 E. Second St. Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Funeral Services

Friday

13

Dec

11:00 AM 12/13/2019 11:00:00 AM
Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home

219 E. Second St.
Kewanee, IL 61443

Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home
219 E. Second St. Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pleasant View Cemetery Final Resting Place

1000 Pleasantview Ave.
Kewanee, IL 61443

1000 Pleasantview Ave. Kewanee 61443 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17
Chicago, IL 60601

Hospice of Southern Illinois

204 Halfway Road
Marion, Illinois 62959
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