Evonne "Lucille" Dieker, 85, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Morton County Care Center in Elkhart.
She was born on April 8, 1929, to Alba and Yvonne (Florentine) Ferrell in Lakin.
She married Bernard W. "Bernie" Dieker on Dec. 15, 1945, in Syracuse. He preceded her in death.
She worked as a cook at Sullivan Grade School, Western Prairie Care Home and was a Sales Representative for Avon.
She was a member of Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church and the Altar Society.
Survivors include sons, Stephan Dieker and wife, Tamara, Ulysses, and Eddie Dieker, Iola; daughters, Patricia Yohn and husband, David, Ulysses, Shirley Russ and husband, Reford, Yorktown, Va., and Deborah Pate and husband, Steve, Elkhart; brother, Lawrence Ferrell, Ulysses; sister, Gladys McMichael, Tempe, Ariz.; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Laura Lee Dieker; brother, Bernard Ferrell; and sisters, Marie Urie and Alice Mae Irsik.
• Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. tonight and Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, both at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ulysses, with the Rev. James Dieker presiding.
Burial will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 until 5 p.m. today at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses.
Memorials are suggested to the Cancer Care Co-Pay Foundation, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant, Ulysses, KS 67880.