Evelyn June (Rudolph) Thompson

June 14, 1931-Dec. 12, 2020


Evelyn June (Rudolph) Thompson, 89, of Terre Haute and formerly of Kingman, passed away Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at home.

She was born June 14, 1931, at Gessie, Indiana, to the late Frank A. and Elsie Edith (Smith) Rudolph. 

Evelyn graduated from Perrysville High School in 1950 and Lakeview School of Nursing in Danville, Illinois. On Feb. 20, 1955, she married the love of her life, Thomas C. Thompson, who preceded her in death Oct. 16, 2018. Evelyn was a registered nurse and worked at Culver Hospital in Crawfordsville and Putnam Community Hospital in Greencastle. She was a member of the Yeddo Baptist Church. She enjoyed making greeting cards, crocheting, reading, doing puzzles and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

She is survived by three children, Gregory (Beth) Thompson of Cedarsburg, Wisconsin, Linda Millikan of Terre Haute and Michael (Kelly) Thompson of Crawfordsville; six grandchildren, Adrianne, Whitney, Samantha, Brandi, Amanda and Kristina; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Tom; brother Lloyd Rudolph; and sister Mary Law. 

Visitation will be at Sanders Funeral Care, 203 S. First St., Kingman, on Thursday, Dec. 17 from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. The service will be live-streamed and recorded which can be viewed on Evelyn’s obituary page at www.sandersfuneralcare.com. Social distancing is expected and masks are required. Burial will follow at Freedom Cemetery.

Share memories and condolences online at www.sandersfuneralcare.com.


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