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Evelyn Trantina

June 13, 1915 — September 30, 2012

Evelyn V. Trantina

Roanoke- Evelyn V. Trantina, 97, of Roanoke, IL passed away at
9:00 pm on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at the Roanoke Apostolic
Christian Nursing Home.

She was born on June 13, 1915 in Woden, IA a daughter of Eric
and Bertha Franklin Reiter. She married Virgil "Fritz" Trantina on
August 27, 1937 in Roanoke, IL. He passed away on November 22,

Surviving are one son, Jan (Donna) Trantina of Hot Springs, AR;
two daughters, Karon (Mike) Ramme of Diamond, IL; Lynne Stewart of
Carbondale, IL; eleven grandchildren, and twenty-one

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and
one sister.

Evelyn was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church where she
was active in the Ladies Aid. She was a member of the American
Legion Auxiliary in Benson where she served as the past

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, October
3, 2012 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Benson, IL. Visitation will
be held from 10-11 am before the service at the church. Pastor
Nathan Feig will officiate. Burial will be in Clayton Township
Cemetery. Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke is assisting
the family with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Roanoke Apostolic
Christian Home or St. Paul Lutheran Church. Online condolences may
be sent to

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