Erna Rosena Evins, 77, died April 27, 2003, in a Chicago-area hospital.
Visitation will be held Sunday beginning at 1 p.m. at Schmaedeke Funeral Home in Lake Forest, Ill. A memorial service will follow at 3:30 p.m.
A memorial service will be held in Havre at a later date.
Erna was born on a farm south of Laredo to Fred and Roselia Philippi. She moved into town in 1936 and graduated from Havre High School. She was a bookkeeper at the Havre Daily News before moving away from the Havre area.
She was a resident of the Chicago area for about 40 years and often visited Havre.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Leo, and a son, Greg.
She is survived by: her husband, William; children, Melvin Hailey, Gerry (Deb) Hailey, Chandra Powell, Janine (Terry) Dowling; stepchildren, W. Thomas (Anne) Evins and Fern Evins; siblings, Ann Houlton, Alvera Wickstrom, Roger Philippi, Lester Philippi, Evelyn Enochson and Don Philippi; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, P.O. Box 779, Minneapolis, MN 55440, or the American Heart Association.