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Andrea F. (French) Eavey

February 12, 1933 ~ January 29, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Andrea Eavey Obituary

Our smart, vivacious, athletic, funny, strong-willed, and caring mother Andrea French Eavey passed away peacefully on January 29, 2024. The daughter of Frank and Irene French, she was born in Niles, Michigan on February 12, 1933. Andrea shared her birthday with Abraham Lincoln and her great granddaughter Cecelia Pollert.

Survivors include her four children, Frank Eavey (Lynette), Elizabeth Whittern, Will Eavey (Pam), and Andrea Tank (Glenn); eleven grandchildren,: Wendy Pollert, Carly Smith, Travis Eavey, Sean Eavey, Frank Eavey, Jessica Boston, Jamie Hines, Lindsay Mullin, Candace Hidder, Jenny Ruhl, and Danny Tank. Andrea was a cool great-nana.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jenny Eavey; and her son-in-law, James Whittern.

Andrea was double promoted in high school and went to Michigan State at age 17 where she pledged Tri-Delt.

Andrea was past president of the Delta Delta Delta alumni sorority. She belonged to Delaware Country Club and was past president of the 18 Hole Golf Association and was Club Champion in 1979, 1980, 1981, 1992, and 1997. She served on the Board of Directors at Delaware Country Club three times.

Andrea was a six-year board member of the Indiana Women’s Golf Association and was president in 1990.  She also belonged to OLGA. Andrea scored 9 hole in ones in golf including her first one while in college.

Andrea was a member and treasurer of the Muncie Duplicate Bridge Club and American Contract Bridge League. She became a Golden Age Master in 2015.

Andrea credited her interest in golf and bridge to her mother, Irene French, and her faith in mankind to her father, Frank French.

Per family wishes, there will be no public memorial service or burial.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.

You may express condolences or share a memory of Andrea at www.gantfuneralhomes.com.

Hail and Farewell to our mother and nana and keep calm and carry on.

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