Evelyn Irene (Rudd) Sleeper, 93, was reunited with the love of her life, her late husband Harry A. Sleeper Jr. on Wednesday, January 1, 2020.
She was born in Barre, VT on December 6, 1926, the daughter of the late Edward and Ethel Rudd. She was a loving sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother and great grandmother. Evelyn was married on May 6, 1949 in Laconia, NH and shortly thereafter moved to Concord, NH where she worked as a book keeper for Sears and Roebuck, supporting her husband while he pursued his degree in Engineering and later stayed home to raise their two children. At the age of 92, she courageously moved across the country just to be closer to her daughter, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her family meant everything to her and she loved any and everything in the color of cobalt blue.
Evelyn was proceeded in death by her husband Harry A. Sleeper Jr., her son Mark A. Sleeper, her sister Esther (Rudd) Lafond and her brother Edward Rudd.
She is survived by her daughter, Merry Jane (Sleeper) Walsh and son-in-law Charles T. Walsh of Casper, WY. Her granddaughters Danielle L. (Walsh) Phegley and her two children Tripp and Harper Phegley of Greeley, CO and Casey J. (Walsh) VanVleck, husband David M. VanVleck and their son Westin VanVleck of Summerset, SD. Her sisters Edie (Rudd) Boselait of Laconia, NH, Elsie (Rudd) Boisvert of Barre, VT, and Elaine (Rudd) Bienvenau of Surry, NH. Her brother Bob (Earl) Rudd of Groton, VT, her dearest sister-in-law Flora (Sleeper) Henningsen of Medford, OR and all of her other beloved in laws, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services and burial will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery, in Concord, NH, at a later date.