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Evelyn J. Brooks

April 22, 1923 — April 18, 2016

Evelyn J. Brooks, 92, of Eau Claire, passed away Monday, April 18, 2016, at home.

There will be no visitation or services per her wishes; cremation has taken place.  Bowerman Funeral Home, Eau Claire, is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online messages may be left at

Evelyn was born April 22, 1923, in Nappanee, Indiana, the daughter of John W. and Alma B. (Johnson) Lapham.  She was a homemaker.

She is survived by one son, Jack D. (June Miller) Brooks Jr.; three daughters: Lillian K. Demler of Eau Claire, Mickey (Kenneth) Sipress of Benton Harbor, and Charmaine Brooks of Eau Claire; seven grandchildren: Pamala (Michael) Fecho, Steven Brooks, Scott Brooks, Debra Brooks, Perry Demler Jr., Cindy (Brian) Brinker, and Eric Sipress; one step-grandchild, Shon (Ronnie) Stewart; 10 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and two step-great-great-grandchildren.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Jack D. Brooks Sr.; her parents, John and Alma Lapham; a son, William “Bill” Brooks; a great-granddaughter; two sisters: Wilma Perry and Iva Vail; and three brothers: Raymond, Roy, and John Lapham.

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