Evelyn Boonstra (nee Laning), 86, a longtime resident of Oak Park, died on June 10, 2013. She was the wife of the late Peter C.; the mother of Deborah (Charles) Slager, Jeannine (John) Sterenberg, and Peter S. (Janet) Boonstra Sr.; the grandmother of Jason (Pauline), Justin (fiancée Thea), and Joshua Sterenberg, Peter Scott Jr. (Elizabeth), Calvin (Susan), Joseph (Elyce), and Paul (Michelle) Boonstra; the great-grandmother of Sophie Sterenberg, Madeleine, Peter Scott III, and Lillian Boonstra; the sister of Robert (Marc) Laning and Ruth (Lawrence) Custer; and the aunt of many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will take place on June 12 from 3 to 8 p.m., at Knollcrest Funeral Home, 1500 S. Meyers Road (3 blocks south of Roosevelt Road), Lombard. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 13, at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by interment at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery.
Memorials to Saratoga Grove and the Bible League are appreciated.