Earlene (Eavenson) Homola

August 5, 1925 ~ December 8, 2020 (age 95)


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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