Evelyn D. (Boehnke) Ensminger

October 10, 2019


ENSMINGER - Evelyn D. (nee Boehnke) Age 91, of the City of Tonawanda, October 10, 2019. Wife of 55 years to the late LeRoy Junior Ensminger who died in 2002; mother of Karen (Dennis) Hoyer, Mitchell (Regina) Ensminger, and the late Evelyn Oship and mother in-law of Paul (late Evelyn) Oship; grandmother of Eric (Sandra) and David (Jill) Ensminger, Aaron Hoyer, Alicia Sacco, Paul Jr., James and Mallory Oship and 7 great-grandchildren. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Evelyn was the daughter of the late Walter M. and Georgianna (nee Baughman) Boeknke and sister of the late Eugene, Walter and Charles Boehnke. Evelyn was a long time member of Salem United Church of Christ and a member of the church quilting club. Her quilts won several blue ribbons at the Erie Co. Fair. Evelyn enjoyed sewing, painting, Tole painting, calligraphy, jazz (especially Ray Charles), piano, tap dancing, reading, puzzles, plants and was an excellent baker. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service celebrating her life on Thursday, October 17 at 11 AM in Salem United Church of Christ, 114 Morgan St. in Tonawanda. Thank you to Hospice for all their kind, loving support and to her quilting family at Salem United Church of Christ. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Foundation of WNY, P.O. Box 590, Buffalo, NY 14240. Arrangements by JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME INC., Tonawanda, NY. Online condolences may be shared at 

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Memorial Service
October 17, 2019

11:00 AM

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