M. Sayles (nee Scheets)
June 6, 2013
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.
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.
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.
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”
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.
Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Service
is serving the family.
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