EVELYN MINICK, 84, of New Haven, passed away on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at home. Born in New Haven, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Bowers. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven and was a certified nurse assistant at Golden Years Homestead. Evelyn is survived by her husband of 65 years, Daniel; children, Jerry (Peggy) Minick, John Minick and Diane Minick, all of Fort Wayne, Kay (Moses) Kauffman and Susan (Ken) Gerig, both of New Haven, and Judy (John) Patton of Hudson; brothers, Robert (Jean) Bowers of Ohio, Wayne (Sarah) Bowers of Sherwood, Ohio, Ronald (Donna) Bowers of Woodburn, and Allen (Anita) Bowers of Fort Wayne; sisters, Joyce Ann Niemeyer of Lima, Ohio and Eileen (Calvin) Christlieb of New Haven; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her son, Roger Minick; grandson, Lee Minick; two brothers; and three sisters. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 943 Powers St., New Haven, with calling one hour prior. Father Mark Enemali officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven, with a prayer service at 3:30 p.m. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Preferred memorials are masses and to Parkview Home Health & Hospice. To share online condolences, please visit www.harperfuneralhome.com

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