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10/28/1947 – 1/15/2016
Tampico, Illinois
Evelyn J. Driessens, age 68, of Tampico, Illinois died Friday, January 15, 2016 at her home. Evelyn was born on October 28, 1947 in Sterling, Illinois the daughter of Wilbur and Mary (Cisketti) Kober She was united in marriage to Norman “Skip” Konneck. She married Dennis Driessens on February 24, 1978 in Morrison, Illinois. He preceded her in death on July 10, 2015. She and Dennis owned and operated the 5th Quarter in Tampico for nine years.

Evelyn enjoyed riding the Harley and was a member of Abate. She is survived by one son Scott (Dana) Konneck of Sheffield, Illinois; one stepson Kevin (Trinda) Driessens of Sterling, Illinois; one stepdaughter ReAnn Holbrock of Colona, Illinois; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; three sisters Janis (Gene) Little of Rockford, Illinois, Linda (Joe) Bright of Sterling, Illinois, Debbie (Larry) Richmond of Manchester, Iowa and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, two sisters Karen and Marsha. Cremation rites were accorded. Private services will be conducted at a later date.

A memorial has been established in her memory and directed to P.O. Box 201 Tampico, Illinois 61283. The Garland Funeral Home in Tampico is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to:www.garlandfuneralhome.com.

Private services at a later date.

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