AURORA – Evelyn D. Fidis, 85, of Aurora, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at Provena Mercy Medical Center in Aurora.
She was born Feb. 8, 1927, in Fort Thomas, Ky., the daughter of John and Lillie (Presley) Anderson. She married Marcial Fidis on June 20, 1945, in Aurora. He preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 1998.
Evelyn loved her family, which gave her the strength to keep going. She enjoyed visits from her children, grandchildren and other family members. She always talked about her beloved, Marcial, and how much she missed him. She always will be alive in our hearts. We love you. Love, your family.
Survivors include her three sons, Coventine (Dee) Fidis of Dixon, Joe (Pam) Fidis of Plano and Tony (Monica) Fidis of Aurora; two daughters, Kathryn Fidis of Goodyear, Ariz., and Rosie (Jim) Daniel of Grandville, Mich.; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Joe Anderson and Walter Anderson, and one sister, Mary Mahoney, all of Louisville, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.
She also was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Bud, Gene, Neal and Harvey Anderson; and three sisters, Vivian Hayes, Joyce Anderson and Ellen Aguilar.
Private funeral service will be Thursday at Jones Funeral Home in Dixon with the Rev. Rich Frontjes, rector at St. Luke Episcopal Church in Dixon, officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon.
A memorial has been established to the American Cancer Society.
Visit www.thejonesfh.com to send condolences.