Evelyn Frances Berkhoudt
Evelyn Frances Berkhoudt, age 87, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on July 12, 2017, after a prolonged battle with cancer. She was born on September 24, 1929, to John and Frances Kapczynski in Buffalo, NY, where she spent her childhood, was married, and raised her family.
On August 26, 1950, Evelyn married Richard "Dick" Berkhoudt, and they raised a beautiful family of six children: Peter Jay Berkhoudt, Katherine Marie (Berkhoudt) Bazinet, Amy Louise (Berkhoudt) Neslaw, Russell John Berkhoudt, Andrew Karl Berkhoudt, and Jean Lynn (Berkhoudt) Kitchen. They moved to Iowa for a time before moving to Ohio in 1982.
Most of her life was devoted to her family, but she also worked for Paramount Health in Toledo. She faithfully served at Point Place United Church of Christ and was an avid gardener and reader.
Evelyn in preceded in death by her parents, her brother John Kapps, her sister-in-law, Louise Kapps, her brother-in-law Bob Johnson, her sister-in-law, Shirlee Johnson, her son-in-law, Michael Ignatowski,and great-grandson, Sampson Bazinet.
Those who wish to honor her memory are asked to consider a donation to a cause near and dear to her heart, Mustard Seed Outreach Ministry, 5420 302nd St., Toledo, OH 43611
Visitation will be held at David R. Jasin-Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 N. Summit St., Toledo, OH 43611 on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 1 to 6 pm. A Celebration of Life will be held at Point Place United Church of Christ, 4920 297th St., Toledo, OH 43611, on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 11 am.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.