Evelyn M. Rathbun, 75, formerly of Spring Valley, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Samaritan Bethany Home in Rochester.

She was born Sept. 8, 1938, in rural Spring Valley to Wilbur and Hazel (Lenz) Rathbun.

She attended schools in the Spring Valley area and worked at the Model Laundry in Rochester for several years until becoming disabled.

She moved to Rochester and resided in an apartment until moving to assisted living and the last two years at Samaritan Bethany Home.

She loved her family, especially her nieces and nephews. She knew all of their birthdays and anniversary dates. Her favorite food was ice cream.

She is survived by one sister, Lucille Kimball of Rochester; two brothers, Vic (Eileen) Rathbun and Jerry (Janet) Rathbun both of Spring Valley; two nephews, Patrick (Terri) Kimball of Chaska and Mark Rathbun of Spring Valley; two nieces, Missy (Jay) Schwinefus and Shelly (Troy) Bellrichard of Spring Valley and six great-nieces.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Phyllis Brackenbury; two brothers-in-law, Courtney Kimball and Bud Brackenbury and one nephew, Bradley Rathbun.

Funeral services for her were held Saturday, Feb. 1, at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley with the Rev. David Lieder officiating.

Spring burial will take place in the Spring Valley Cemetery.

Online condolences may be left at www.Hindtfuneralhomes.com.