EVELYN RUTH HOLLOPETER Saturday, November 9, 1935 - Monday, April 3, 2017

Evelyn Ruth "Mom" (Gilbert) Hollopeter, age 81, of Republic, Missouri, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, April 3, 2017, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born November 9, 1935, in Ravenna, Michigan, to the late Lloyd and Ruth Gilbert.

Her favorite passage of scripture was Psalm 23 and her favorite hymn was "In the Garden.”

Evelyn was also preceded in death by her husband, John Lee Hollopeter; and stepdaughter, Mary Jan Sanche.

She is survived by three daughters, two sons, two stepdaughters, and two stepsons: Josephine “Josie” (Joe) Adame`, Dennis (Lisa) Dallga, Betty (Phillip) Floyd, Kenneth (Kim) Dalga, Sherry (Billy) Snyder, Larry Hollopeter, Vicki (Dale) Ulrich, Jerry Hollopeter, and Tina (James) Hahn; 26 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren; two sisters, Louise (Carl) Sievers, and Florence Dalga. And last but not least, she is survived by her faithful companion, RASCAL.

A Celebration of Life (no black apparel please, per Evelyn) will be held at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, April 15, 2017 in the Bible Baptist Church, 227 E. Brooks, Republic, with Pastor Bud Everett and Rev. David Moody officiating, under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made, in Evelyn's name, to the Bible Baptist Church. Online condolences may be shared on this website.

Service Details: A Celebration of Life will be held at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, April 15, 2017 in the Bible Baptist Church, 227 E. Brooks, Republic, under the direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made, in Evelyn's name, to the Bible Baptist Church


We are so sorry for your loss. May God give you a peace and calm only he can. Thoughts and prayers. Bill and Brenda Snyder