June 25, 2018

Tammuz 12, 5778


Evelyn P. Berns


Shevat 11, 5769

October 30, 1928 to February 4, 2009

Wife, mother, and grandmother. Born in Chicago October 30, 1928. She passed away February 4, 2009 at 80 years. Evelyn graduated Austin High School at the age of 16. She graduated Herzl Jr. College in Chicago. She was voted Teen Age Queen of B'nai Brith at 16 years of age. Evelyn was very much involved with the "City of Hope" and was chosen two times to be a delegate to the City of Hope Hospital in California. The Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary was part of her life. She held many offices in Auxiliary 282 and when things had to be done, she was always there. Evelyn was also a Patron member of Chicago Post 153. She had two daughters Donnalyn and Marla Joy and two step children Harmon and Hilary. Her husband was Jerry Berns, JWV State Department Commander of Illinois.

Highest JWV Position

Senior Vice President

Post or Auxiliary

Kirshenbaum Silver Auxiliary 282