Earlene Homola (nee Eavenson), age 95 at Country Terrace Assisted
Living, Minocqua WI, passed away on December 8th 2020 of complications
resulting from Covid-19. Earlene was born on August 5th 1925 with her
identical twin sister, Imogene in Knox County TX. Formerly a resident of
Cary IL for 35 years, she was a homemaker and a member of the Women's
Auxiliary and the Cary United Methodist Church. She worked as a dental
assistant at Sheppard Air Base in Texas during the war and in Dr
Nannested's office above Meyer's Drugstore in Cary. She later enjoyed
working in sales at Hartley's Haberdashery in Cary and Winona Knits in
Earlene and her husband Bill moved to Hazelhurst in 1980 where they were
members of the United Methodist Church Of The Pines in Minocqua. They
enjoyed retirement living on Lake 17 and frequently had family an
friends come in for extended visits.
Earlene moved back to Texas to be with family there in 2005. In 2013 she
returned to Wisconsin so that family there could aid in her care.
Earlene was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years William E.
Homola, her sisters Gean Ayer and Ethel Earnestine Pope, brothers Reese
and Sam Eavenson and daughter-in-law Peggy Homola (nee Bendel). She is
survived by her children Don Homola and Cindy Barber (Kevin), grandson
Dan Scott, great grandaughter Elisa Scott, sister-in-law Geri Burhop and
nieces Sue Ann Sullivan (Bob), Jaci Burhop, Donna Ganshaw (Dave), Lori
Renshaw (Jack), Susan Ellis and La Donna Kay Cooper.
In these difficult times, the family appreciates the prayers and
messages of condolence and we hope that everyone will protect their own
health during this pandemic. We appreciate those who continue to have
fond memories of Earlene and the kind and caring person she was.
Donations may be made to the Cary United Methodist Church or the United
Methodist Church Of The Pines, Minocqua.
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