Evadna (‘Evie’) Jenkins Durr
March 15, 1920 – Oct. 29, 2013
Evadna (“Evie”) Jenkins Durr, of Waukesha, formerly of Delafield, died on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. She was born in Waukesha on March 15, 1920, the daughter of Walter and Sarah (nee Price) Jenkins and was a graduate of Waukesha High School. She and her husband, Roger, owned and operated Durr Home Entertainment Center in Delafield for many years until his death in 1976.
She was a longtime member of Delafield Presbyterian Church, where she served in many posts, including ruling elder, deacon, Sunday school superintendent, and choir member. She was a member of the Waukesha Historical Society, Hawks Inn Historical Society, and Wildlife in Need Center.
Evie was proud of her Welsh heritage. Her ancestors came from Amluch, Shirfon County and Llandigar County of Garnarfon in North Wales.
She will be greatly missed by her daughter, Sue-Ellen (Keith) Beauregard, of Elm Grove and nieces Judith (Bob) Jandt, Kitty Kingston (Chris Jockheck), Jacqueline Johnson, Jeanne (Joe) Koch, and nephew Larry (Cindy) Johnson. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roger; and siblings Lane Jenkins, Beulah (Harry) Johnson, Bernice (John) Kingston, and Kathryn (Floyd) Ellarson.
The family extends heartfelt thanks to the caring staff at LindenGrove Waukesha and Waukesha Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at noon at Delafield Presbyterian Church, 1851 Genesee St., Delafield, WI 53018. Burial will immediately follow at Salem Cemetery, Wales. Memorials to Delafield Presbyterian Church greatly appreciated.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at (262) 547-4035 or visit the website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.