Evelyn Hackman Jaynes


Evelyn Hackman Jaynes, 88, of Seymour, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at home surrounded by her loving family.

Born Feb. 11, 1927, in Seymour, she was the daughter of Theodore Henry Albert and Martha Duwe Hackman, both of whom preceded her in death. She married Donald Charles Jaynes on July 11, 1948, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 2008.

Evelyn was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Seymour. She spent her life farming and as a homemaker. Her greatest joy was her family, and she cherished their time together. She loved to cook, play volleyball, watch her grandchildren play sports especially in competitions, watch football on Sundays and plant corn “in a straight row.”

Survivors include her children, Yvonne (Cleo) Willhite, Dennis (Sherry Scott) Jaynes, Kristine (Richard) Schepman, Steven (Jane) Jaynes, Edward (Janet) Jaynes, Jackie (John) Wienhorst and Jennifer (Brian Wiseman) Jaynes; seven grandchildren, Greg (Angela) Schepman, Drew (Lindsey) Schepman, Thea (Chadd) Wehmiller, Kassi, Colt and Amos Wienhorst and William Jaynes; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and sister, Lorine Hackman Mankin.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church with the Rev. Ralph Blomenberg, the Rev. Philip Bloch, the Rev. James Rodriguez and Vicar Alex Hoffmeyer officiating. Burial will follow at Brownstown Lutheran Cemetery.

Friends and family may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Voss Chapel and from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Friday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran High School, Immanuel Lutheran Church or hospice of donor’s choice.