Evelyn J. ‘Ev’ Eberhardt

The Lord took his earth angel, Evelyn J. "Ev" Eberhardt (nee Fruehbrodt), 73, of Sussex, back home Friday, Aug. 29, 2008.

Missing her is her loving husband, Chuck "Bud." She is the mother of Chuck, Mike, Cynthia (Eric) Lehrke; grandmother of Nicole Eberhardt, Courtney, Chrissy, Justin and Elizabeth Lehrke; sister of Lavern Froehbrodt, Carol Rodems, the late Herbert Fruehbrodt and the late Shirley Leist; aunt of Annie (Bruce) Yerkie, Cherri Winiarski, Debie (Mike) Huven and Barbara (Kevin) Kelly; and is further survived by grandnieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Irma and Arthur Fruehbrodt.

Evelyn was a 1952 National Honor Graduate of Girls Tech & Trade School, Milwaukee. She was confirmed and married at Cross Lutheran Church, Milwaukee. She worked for the Wisconsin Telephone Co., Wisconsin Bell Telephone Co. and Ameritech, where she became executive secretary and manager of various departments, retiring in 1993. She also did accounting and business work for her son and secretary work for her husband’s VFW activities.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at at the funeral home. Visitation will take place from from 3:30 p.m. until the time of service.

Schmidt & Bartelt A.A. Schmidt & Sons, W250-N6505 Highway 164, Sussex, is serving the family. For more information, please call the funeral home at 246-4774.