Evelyn M. Sayles (nee Scheets)  

Aug. 26, 1915 - June 6, 2013


Evelyn M. Sayles (nee Scheets) of Waukesha passed away peacefully Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Nu-Roc Community Healthcare in Blackwell, at the age of 97.  Evelyn was born in Waukesha on Aug. 26, 1915, daughter of Frederick and Charlotte Scheets.


She married Louis Sayles on March 3, 1934. Evelyn was a longtime member of Ascension Lutheran Church. She enjoyed cooking, and in her younger years, sewing. Evelyn also enjoyed playing cards and spending time with her husband, Louis, fishing with her cane pole.  


Evelyn will be dearly missed by her daughter, Sandra (William) Pollack; grandchild, Jill (Jesse) Sykora; great-grandchildren, Nia, Nathan and Nina Rivera and Jesse Rosario; great-great-grandchildren, Mercedes Kramer and Kailey Juarez; and sisters, Lorraine Kline, Dorothy Hammel and Helen Hill. Evelyn is further survived by other relatives and friends. 


She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis; parents, Frederick Scheets and Charlotte (Babcock) Scheets; daughter, Carol Jean; sons, Louis David and LeRoy Eugene; brothers, Raymond, Edward, Robert, Joseph and Gordon; and sisters, Virginia Kennelly, Frances Ista and Lillian “Mable” Sayles.


The visitation for Evelyn will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon service Tuesday, June 11, at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1415 Dopp St., Waukesha, WI 53188. The Rev. Chris Marien will be officiating. Burial will immediately follow the service at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials in Evelyn’s name are appreciated to Ascension Lutheran Church (address above) or Nu-Roc Community Healthcare, 3576A Nu Roc Lane, Laona, WI 54541.


Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Service is serving the family.  For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.