Ruth E. Evert

March 4, 1921 - Nov. 29, 2008

Ruth E. Evert of Marshall, formerly of Pewaukee, was born to eternal life Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at her home surrounded by her family at age 87. She was born March 4, 1921, to Walter and Francis (nee Barndt) Winkelman in the town of Pewaukee.

She was united in marriage to John Evert on April 15, 1944, at Zion Lutheran Church in Hartland.

Ruth and John farmed in the town of Pewaukee until moving to Marshall in 1990. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister who will be missed by them and many others. At present, she was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Marshall.

She is survived by her three daughters, Jean (Ronald) Schaap, Lois (Kenneth) Odling and Betty (Dennis) Boeder; seven grandchildren, Andrew (fiancee Tara) and Ruth Schaap, Chad (Meaghan) Odling, Emil Odling, Anne (Paul) Pralle, Sheri (Andrew) Holzman and John (Lisa) Boeder; four great-grandchildren, Grace, Ethan and Paige Pralle, and Jack Holzman; four sisters, Mabel Bierman, Evelyn Staus, Helen (Gordon) Manke and Mary Abrath; one brother, Harvey Winkelman; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Huegel and Alice (Ray) Dabroski; and one brother-in-law, Ed Evert. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John; infant daughter, Jane; her parents; two sisters; two brothers; four brothers-in-Iaw; and four sisters-in-Iaw.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the funeral home. The Rev. Paul Anderson will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of services. Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery, Pewaukee, following the services.

Yonke and Son Funeral Home, 205 Prospect Ave., Pewaukee, is serving the family. For more information, please call the funeral home at 691-1900.