Evelyn F. Tates

Jan. 11, 1915 April 5, 2011

Evelyn F. Tates of Waukesha passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at Waukesha Springs Health and Rehabilitation Center at age 96. She was born Jan. 11, 1915, in Pewaukee, to August and Anna Golemgeski.

She was employed for 30 years at Waukesha Memorial Hospital as a dietary assistant. On Feb. 18, 1933, she married Melvin V. Tates Sr. of Waukesha.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her son, Warren; and her four sisters, Lucy, Ruth, Anita and Viola.

She is survived by her son, Melvin V. (Barbara) Tates Jr. of Elm Grove; her daughter, Carol Schaller (Warren) of New Berlin; grandchildren, Suzanne Knutson, Jamie (Taylor) Boldon, Randy (Donna) Hinze, Lori (Daniel) Breidenbach, Michael Tates, Tammy (Robert) Mitchell, Timothy Hinze, Stephen Schaller and James (Victoria) Schaller; great-grandchildern, Matthew, B.J. and Ben Mitchell of Wautoma, Brad and Zachery Hinze of Arlington, Texas, Leah Underwood of Waukesha, and Natasha, Lindsey, and Michael of Columbus, Ohio; great-great-grandchildren, Kylie and Madison Mitchell of New Berlin and Lilly of Columbus. Evelyn is also survived by two nieces, Marion and Helen, and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral service Friday, April 8, at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 700 Beechwood Ave., Waukesha. Private interment will be at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to church are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.