Evelyn June Statler, 97, of Kempton passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022 at McLean County Nursing Home in Normal. Cremation rites have been accorded. A celebration of life for her and her beloved husband will be held Friday, June 3, 2022 at Calvert & Martin Funeral Home in Cullom from 4 to 6 p.m. Memorials may be made to Transitions Hospice. Evelyn was born April 21, 1925 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri to Louis and Anna (Hargens) Bierschwal. She married Carrol Jean Statler on December 14, 1944 in Shreveport, Louisiana. He preceded her in death on November 5, 2020. She is survived by her children: Connie (Duane) Hitchens of Piper City; Bruce (Jennifer) Statler of Dwight; Kim (Ray Anderson) Knox of Williams-ville; and Greg Statler of Cullom; grandchildren: Kelsey (Andrew) Freeland of Cantrall; Olivia Statler of Greenwood; Wyatt and Jack Statler of Dwight; and great – grandchildren: Ayden, Audrey and Ashton Freeland. She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband of 75 years; one grandson, Kyle Knox; brother, Bernard; twin brother, Edward Bierschwal; and one sister, Louise Grojean. Evelyn graduated from Central High in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She then went on to marry the love of her life and raised her children at home. She was a member of the Kempton United Methodist Church, as well as the Kempton United Methodist Women’s Club. She was also an election official for Kempton. Evelyn loved making muffins for all of her family, spending quality time with them, and family hugs were her absolute favorite. She loved unconditionally and was loved unconditionally. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her. The family would like to thank the McLean County Nursing Home and Transitions Hospice for all the love and care they provided. This obituary may be viewed and a guestbook sign-ed at www.calvertmemorialho me.com