Sunday, 23 August 2020 16:59

Funeral Mass held for mother of Father Ring

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PARIS — Evelyn Ann Ring, mother of Father Joseph Ring, passed away Aug. 9 in Paris Community Hospital. She was 93.

She was born March 24, 1927 in Edgar County, the daughter of the late Theodore and Bertha Rapp Stolz. She married James C. Ring Oct. 9, 1954 in Paris and he passed away Nov. 8, 1992.

She is survived by her children: Father Ring of Jacksonville, Kevin (Penny) Ring of Paris, Mary Ann (Greg) Sullivan of Paris, Rita (Phil) Brink of Aurora, and Teresa (Dave) Cramer of Lafayette, Ind.; and her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her brothers Paul and Richard Stolz and her sister Mary Kelly.

Evelyn was a homemaker, worked at 1st Federal Savings and Loan for 11 years and Ashley Spillman Insurance Agency. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Altar Society, the former C.D. of A., Right to Life of Edgar County, F.I.S.H., Faith In Action, Choices, BB Club, an avid bridge player, Paris Community Hospital Horizon Health volunteer and helped with Meals On Wheels.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Aug. 13 in St. Mary Catholic Church in Paris.        

Memorials may be made to the charity of St. Mary Church for debt retirement or Choices pregnancy and health.

Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.