Evelynn Iliff, 61, of Glenwood, IA passed away on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at her home in Glenwood. A Time of Gathering Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at the Loess Hills Funeral Home in Glenwood. Loess Hills Funeral Home in Glenwood is caring for Evelyn and her family.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, her children request memorials to the Open Door Mission in her honor.
Evelynn Louise (Dunlap) Iliff, 61 of Glenwood, IA, passed away at her home on June 20, 2021.
Evelynn was born on October 23, 1959 in Aurora, Colorado, one of four children of James Clifford and Helen Louise (Sturgill) Dunlap. She was employed at the Glenwood Resource Center as a Social Worker until her retirement.
Evelynn met James Michael Iliff while they worked at the GRC. The couple was united in marriage on August 14, 1982 in Glenwood. They were blessed with three children, Adam, Stephanie, and Michael.
Evelynn enjoyed the outdoors, gardening and taking care of her lawn. She loved spending time with her grandkids and having them stay overnight. Evelynn attended all their activities. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and a good friend to all who knew her.
Evelynn was preceded in death by her parents; and beloved husband Jim in November 2018.
Evelynn is survived by her children, Adam Iliff (Jill) of Ann Arbor, MI, Stephanie Courtier (Jeff) of Malvern, IA, and Michael Iliff of West Des Moines, IA; five precious grandchildren; brothers, Jim Dunlap (Bonnie) of Rochester, MN, and John Dunlap (Glenda) of Alcester, SD; sister Mary Ann Savery (Don) of Soldier, IA; other relatives and a host of friends.
"Evelynn-she is so missed! She was my best friend and I will forever cherish our friendship. We told our life stories-shared joy, laughter, encouragement, tears and love for our families. I am sure we will continue to have many conversations. Michael, Stephanie, Adam and extended family-you meant everything to her. Love and condolences to you all."
"Evelynn?.. I am so so sorry you didn?t get to enjoy the retirement you worked so hard for?.. I hope I thanked you enough for all you did to make guardianship & all the paperwork involved easier. You were a friend to all that you served ?.job well done. RIP. Lana Brandt"
"Evelynn thanks for all your support wile I lived at GRC it was nice to work with you you will truly be missed rest in peace and I am praying for you and your family God bless your friend Brady Werger"
"Evelynn with 2 ?N?s. You were the best Social Worker GRC had and everyone who knew you knew that. You were also a very good friend. You will be truly missed by all those you came in contact with. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends during this difficult time. I miss you already."
"Im gonna miss you sissy.... tell Mom and Jim hello"