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Evelyn L. Bateman, 93, of Lincoln, died
Monday, June 30, 2008, at 9:50 a.m. at St. Clara's Manor.
Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski, with Bill
Shanle officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at
the funeral home.
Burial will be in Mount Pulaski Cemetery.
Bateman was a homemaker.
She was born Nov. 10, 1914, in Chestnut to Ernest
and Tena Seavers Donnan. She married Francis Luke
Bateman on June 8, 1933, and he preceded her in
death on Oct. 3, 2002.
She is survived by one daughter, Phyllis Blaum of
Mount Pulaski; one son, Leland Ray Bateman of
Springfield; one brother, Harold (and Helen) Donnan
of Lincoln; one sister, Edna (and James) Strachan of
Chestnut; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren;
and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one son,
Garland Bateman; two brothers; and two sisters.
She was of the United Methodist faith.
She liked cooking, knitting and crocheting.
Memorials may be made to St. Clara's Manor or the
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