Obituaries

Evelyn M. Poulin

Jul 26, 2018
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Services:

10:30 am Thursday, August 2 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waterloo

Visitation:

 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 1 at Locke Funeral Home 

Cemetery:

Garden of Memories, Waterloo

Memorials:

May be directed to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northeast Iowa Food Bank, or charity of donor's choice.

Biography

Evelyn Maurine  Poulin, 93, of Waterloo, died at UnityPoint Health ‑ Allen Hospital on Thursday, July 26, 2018.

Evelyn was born on February 7, 1925 in Lehigh, IA, the daughter of Theron and Hazel Daniels Johnson.

She graduated in 1943 from Waterloo West High. She married Percy E. Poulin on September 21, 1955 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waterloo; he died February 23, 2012. Evelyn had worked at John Deere and Banco Mortgage.

Sweet Evelyn was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a faithful member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. She loved to garden, knit, and crochet.  A classy lady who was outgoing and adored spending time with friends and family. Evelyn was a true testament of "great things come in small packages.”

Survived by:  her daughter, Vicky (Wally) Markham of Waterloo; three grandchildren, Bradley Lindquist, Michele (Timothy) Peters, and Eric (Annie) Cooper; five great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Shelby Werner, Aria and Elysia Cooper, and Crystal North; and one sister, Beverly Baish, of Cedar Falls.

Preceded in death by: her parents; husband; sons Mark S. and Craig P. Poulin; and two brothers, Theodore and Edward Johnson.

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  1. Jack Bradshaw | Jul 30, 2018
    I was honored to be close friends with Evelyn and Percy for many years.  I knew them to be true Christians, loving and caring for family and many, many friends.  Evelyn, as Percy, could always be counted on to lend a positive attitude to the situation, no matter how grave.  They live on, together again now with the Lord, and in the hearts of all who knew them I'm sure.
  2. Alan Strong | Jul 28, 2018
    Mrs Poulin was sweet and kind. Her new home is no place that earth could not even come close to. God rest her soul. The folks on Minnesota Street will likely agree with me as well as the congregation at Zion.  ALAN

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