Evelyn M. Branch, beloved mother, and grandmother, passed away peacefully on May 9, 2022, in Phoenix AZ. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband of almost 72 years, James (Red), and her grandson David Branch. She is survived by her daughter Marianne Hornbeck, son Richard (Judy) Branch, daughter Jo (Mike) Hart and son Steve (Becky) Branch; eight grandchildren: Angela (Smith), Ben (Bennett), Melissa (Gattis), Sarah (Jex), Christopher (Branch), Nick (Branch), Brian (Hart), Parker (Branch) and 13 great-grandchildren.
A Mass will be celebrated on Friday, August 12, 2022, at St. Edward’s on the Lake Catholic Church, Lakeport MI, at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers that the family ask that you make a donation to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be expressed at www.whitneymurphyfuneralhome.com