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Ellen Eveland

Ellen Eveland, 80, of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

She was born Jan. 4, 1934, in Chicago, to the late Fred and Ruby McClain Greenbank.

Ellen was married to Max Eveland on July 16, 1971. She was employed for 11 years as church secretary at Center United Methodist Church, retiring in 1998. Prior to that, she worked in bookkeeping at various firms. Ellen was a 30-year member of Christ United Methodist Church, spent 60 years in music ministry and was a very avid Indiana Pacers fan.

Ellen’s survivors include her husband, Max Eveland; a son, Scott Copelin of Indianapolis; two daughters, Marina (Lanny) Gay of Douglas, Wyoming, and Marta Copelin of Indianapolis; and a sister, Pat (Elton) Weeks of Post Falls, Idaho.

Ellen also was preceded in passing by a son, Kelly Copelin.

A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Christ United Methodist Church, 8540 U.S. 31 South, Indianapolis. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the church. A graveside service will be at 3:30 p.m. (CDT) Monday at Lewistown Township Cemetery in Lewistown, Illinois.

Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center is handling arrangements.

Memorial gifts have been suggested to the music ministry at Christ United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at singletonmortuary.com.

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