Sonia del Carmen Evans
Sonia del Carmen Evans of Waukesha passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, at AngelsGrace Hospice at the age of 60. She was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, on April 29, 1955, the daughter of Angel Hernández and Rosalva Espinet Sosa. Sonia was a 1977 graduate of Carroll College and earned her master’s degree from UWM in curriculum and education. On June 24, 1978, she married William “Bill” Evans and together they were members of St. Mary Catholic Church. Sonia taught third grade bilingual at Whiterock Elementary School, sixth grade at Bethesda Elementary and sixth grade at Butler Middle School, retiring in 2014 after 37 years of teaching. In 2002, Sonia was proud to have received the Kohl Teacher Fellowship Award. Sonia served on the board of La Casa de Esperanza and was active in her sorority Alpha xi Delta. She enjoyed rubber stamping and was a member of several online stamping groups, but most of all she loved being with her family and will always be remembered as a loving wife and mother.
She will be sadly missed by her beloved husband, Bill of Waukesha; her cherished daughters, Marisol (Jason Frenn) del Carmen Evans of Green Bay and Sara Evans of Salem; as well as Truc Anh Nguyen. She is further survived by her brother Luis Alberto Hernández of Florida; stepmother Dulce Diaz Suarez; along with other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and sister-in-law, Kathryn Evans.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 10, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Avenue, Waukesha. Visitation continues on Friday, September 11, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the 11:00 a.m. funeral Mass. Graveside services will immediately follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorials in Sonia’s name are appreciated to the American Cancer Society, N19W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-5474035 or visit our website at
www.randledablefuneralhome.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.