Evelyn Jane Speers, age 89, of Owosso, MI, passed away after a brief illness Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Sparrow Clinton Hospital, St. Johns.
A Memorial Service will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI, at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, October 25, 2021. Private family burial will take place at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery, Owosso, MI. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home beginning at 12:00 P.M.
Evelyn was born in Flint, Michigan on January 22, 1932, the daughter of Theodore John and Marian Theresa (Fedewa) Armbrustmacher. She graduated from St. Paul's Catholic High School in Owosso with the class of 1949. On April 18, 1953, Evelyn married George A. Speers in Owosso. He passed away on February 14, 2020. Evelyn was passionate about genealogy. She performed extensive research that benefited not only her family, but others as well.
Evelyn is survived by 6 children: David (Cheryl) Speers of Fowler, MI; Tracy (Rex) Mohnke of St. Johns, MI; Tom (Linda) Speers of Fife Lake, MI; Jane (Lyle) Meece of Warren, IN; Linda (Ben) Rodeffer of Morriston, FL; and John (Brenda) Speers of Fowler, MI. She is also survived by grandchildren: Dani (Ed) Nettle, Eric (Dannielle) Speers, Craig (Shelly) Ludwick, Christopher (Ariana) Mohnke, Paul Mohnke, Jared (Kendra) Speers, Lauren Speers, Alex (Trey Spencer) Langford, and Megan Speers; 8 great-grandchildren; one brother Ted Armbrustmacher; one sister Mary Kay (Kevin) Smith; and 2 nieces and a nephew. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, and husband George.
Online condolences may be made www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, Michigan.