Evolena Erwin

1924 - 2019

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Evolena Erwin, 95, of Findlay, passed away at 1:46pm on Sunday, December 29, 2019, at the Briar Hill Health Campus, North Baltimore. She was born on September 29, 1924, in Broadway, Ohio to the late Earl and Rovana (Wolford) Landrum. She married Kenneth Bowker on February 24, 1945, and he preceded her in death. She later married Chester Erwin on July 3, 1949, and he preceded her in death on April 3, 1999. Evolena is survived by her sons: Kenneth (Mary) Bowker of Van Buren, David (Julie) Erwin of Van Buren, and Roger (Tammy) Erwin of rural Findlay; her daughter, Connie Hastings of Findlay; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her brothers: Forest, Dick, and Henry Landrum; her sisters: Delores Crissinger and Mary Louise Witten; her step-brother, Bert Osborne; and a grandson, Toby Erwin. Evolena was a homemaker and had formerly worked for Patterson's Department Store and the Findlay Motel. She was a member of Salem Cass United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star, Morris Chapter. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, and traveling, but her greatest joy in life was being with her family. A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, January 3, 2019, at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay, where visitation will be held for one hour (10:00-11:00am) prior to the service. Pastor Ron Hoeksema will officiate, and burial will follow at Knollcrest Gardens, east of Findlay. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salem Cass United Methodist Church, 4699 C.R. 236, Findlay. Online condolences may be expressed at www.coldrencrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Friday, January 3rd 2020 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

  • Funeral Service:

    Friday, January 3rd 2020 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    Knollcrest Cemetery [Map]
    18085 S.R. 12
    Arcadia, Ohio 44804

  • Contributions:

    Salem Cass United Methodist Church - Erwin
    4699 County Road 236
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

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To : Roger and Tammy
Date :Monday, December 30th 2019
From : Jay and Donna Gower
So sorry for your loss. Prayers



To : Connie Hastings
Date :Tuesday, December 31st 2019
From : Marcia Russell
Connie& DAUGHTERS, Was so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I never got meet her,Margie has told me how nice she was and how they used visit back and forth. You all have my sympathy and prayers.




To : The ErwinBowker Family
Date :Tuesday, December 31st 2019
From : Pam and Jack Fynes
Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful woman and a great friend. Her loss will leave a hole in so many hearts. Thinking of you at this difficult time.



To : Family
Date :Wednesday, January 1st 2020
From : Deb Erwin Grindell
Just wanted to express my condolences. Aunt Evoleana could always make you laugh.



To : Ken Mary Kassie Katie and Brian
Date :Thursday, January 2nd 2020
From : Rachel Modic
Thoughts and prayers



To : Roger and Tammy
Date :Thursday, January 2nd 2020
From : Chuck and Kathy
So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Hugs to you. β™₯️



To : Entire family
Date :Friday, January 3rd 2020
From : Tammy and Rich Riley Donna Osborne
You all are in our prayers. May you find peace and comfort in our lord in the days ahead. So glad your mom is reunited with loved ones who have gone before her. She always had a smile on her face. She will be missed. Sorry can’t be there today. Hugs to each of you. Love to all. πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»



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