Evelyn Trost, age 95, of Elgin, passed away on January 5, 2015 at Highland Oaks Nursing Home. She was born on May 23, 1919 in De Moines, Iowa, the daughter  of Paul M. and Emma Pennington.

Evelyn was a former member of St. Johns Lutheran Church in Algonquin Illinois, where she served as the church secretary, and was active in the Ladies Aid Society. She had a love for music and also taught piano.

Evelyn is survived by three sons: William (Carlyn) Trost of Butternut Wisconsin, John (Linda) Trost of Palatine and Jerold (Stacey) Trost of Lake-in-the-Hills Illinois; Granddaughters Julie (Roy) Trost-Rekich, Jessica (Matt) Nichols, Elizabeth (Jeff) Knapp, and Mary Trost; Grandsons Joshua, Jason (Marla) Trost, Richard (Tony) Venetico, Timothy,and Michael Trost; and eight great-grandchildren.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Richard in 2008, and two brothers: Warren and Paul Pennington.

Visitation will be on Thursday, January 8, 2015 from 5 til 8pm at the Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St, Elgin Illinois, and at 10am on Friday January 9,  at St. Johns Lutheran Church, Elgin with funeral services following at 11:00am at the church.  Pastor Hannibel Frederich officiating. Interment Lakewood Memorial Park Cemetery, Elgin. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her memory to the charity of your choice. For more information please call 847-741-1128.

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