John E. Evert

July 6, 1917 - Nov. 22, 2005

John E. Evert of Marshall, formerly of Pewaukee, was born to eternal life Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2005, at Willow Brook Nursing Home in Lake Mills at age 88. He was born July 6, 1917, to Edward J. and Clara (nee Prager) Evert in the town of Pewaukee. He was united in marriage to Ruth Winkelman on April 15, 1944, at Zion Lutheran Church in Hartland.

John and Ruth farmed in the town of Pewaukee until moving to Marshall in 1990. At present, he was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Marshall. John was a lifetime member of the Pewaukee Masonic Lodge No. 246, a Triopoli Shriner and a member of the Scottish Rite.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth; three daughters, Jean (Ronald) Schaap, Lois (Kenneth) Odling and Betty (Dennis) Boeder; seven grandchildren, Andrew and Ruth Schaap, Chad (Meaghan) Odling, Emil (fiancee Jennifer) Odling, Anne (Paul) Pralle, Sheri (Andrew) Holzman and John Boeder; two great-grandchildren, Grace and Ethan Pralle; two sisters, Evelyn Huegel and Alice (Ray) Dabroski; one brother, Ed Evert; two brothers-in-law, Harvey (Elsie) Winkelman and Carl Schwister; and five sisters-in-law, Stella Heintz, Mabel Bierman, Evelyn Staus, Helen (Gordon) Manke and Mary Abrath. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive him.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his infant daughter, Jane; five brothers-in-law; and five sisters-in-law.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 205 Prospect Ave., Pewaukee, with the Rev. Paul Anderson officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the services. Interment will take place at Forest Hill Cemetery in Pewaukee.

Memorials in Johnís name to the Pewaukee Masonic Lodge No. 246, 126 Main St., Pewaukee, WI 53072, would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 691-1900, is serving the family.