H.Evenelle "Becky" Demmin

Demmin, H. Evenelle "Becky" 91, of Elgin, passed away on April 24, 2014 at the Illinois Veterans Home, Quincy, IL. She was born on March 21, 1923 in Mattoon, IL the daughter of Chester and Minnie (Shaw) Hamel. Becky was a Veteran, and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. She had worked at Illinois Bell, Joseph Spiess, Elgin and Larkin High Schools prior to her retirement. She was a member of the Navy Club Ship #7, Past Commander of the American Legion Post #57; she was a member of the Ladies of the Elks' Club of Elgin and a past Elgin Sports Hall of Fame Board Member. Survivors include 2 children, Mindy (Gene) Kunos of St. Charles, IL, John (Joanne) Demmin of Sycamore, IL; 5 grandchildren, Michael Demmin, Jennifer Demmin, Adam Kunos, Amanda Kunos and Mary Demmin; along with 1 great-grandchild, Madison DiPaolo. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edward Demmin in 1983; and a brother, Robert Hamel. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. Burial will follow at Bluff City Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the of the Illinois Veterans Home of Quincy, IL. For information, 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com.

Funeral Home

Laird Funeral Home
310 South State Street Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 741-8800

Published in Courier News on Apr. 29, 2014