SHAWNEE, Kan. — Evelyn Margaret Girardo, 87, of Shawnee, Kan. died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at the Hospice House of Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care.
Service for family and friends will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Amos Family Funeral Home. Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia at a later date.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care.
Evelyn Margaret Thielfoldt was born Dec. 27, 1925, to William and Emma (Koepke) Thielfoldt in Winside, Nebraska. She entered the Navy after graduating high school.
She married Albert Girardo on Dec. 28, 1945.
She enjoyed traveling, crossword puzzles, movies based on true-life events and listening to music.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert; sister, Jeanette Lower; brother, Lloyd Thielfoldt; and three infant siblings, Bernita, Ronald and Donald.
She is survived by her daughters, JoAnna (John) Young of McLean, Va., and Jill Marie (Bruce) Sibley of Shawnee, Kan.; her brother Eldo (Helen) Thielfoldt; many nieces and nephews and one granddaughter.
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