Evelyn M. Roach

Born: Monday, September 10, 1928
Passed: Thursday, February 8, 2018

Graveside Service:
2/14/2018 | 11:30 am -
Sunset Mausoleum 


Evelyn M. Roach, 89, of Rockford, passed away on February 8, 2018. She was born on September 10, 1928 in Forreston, IL, the daughter of Ollie C. and Alice (Kness) Buisker. Evelyn graduated from Shannon High School. She married Austin E. Roach on April 17, 1948 in Shannon, IL. She worked for National Lock Company from 1952 to 1983. Evelyn was a member of First Free Church and American Legion Auxiliary-Carlson Post 1207.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Debbie Roach; two grandchildren, Jennifer and Joshua; great-grandson, Alexander; sister, Ruth Fransen; and sister-in-law, Joyce Buisker. Predeceased by her husband, Austin; infant daughter, Barbara Carol; parents; and brothers, Alvin and Marvin.
A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Sunset Memorial Gardens, 8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney Park, IL.