Evelyn “Evie” A. Morris


Evelyn “Evie” A. Morris (nee Retzer), 78, of West Bend, passed away Friday, April 24, 2009, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital.

Evie was born Nov. 10, 1930, in Milwaukee to Henry and Mabel (nee Kolstad) Retzer.  She graduated from Washington High School. She had spent many years as a teachers aide at Brown Deer School District.  Evie loved her many animals, spending time with her grandchildren and always thought of everyone else.

Evie is survived by her children, Victor (Dee Liska) Morris of Dundee, Mary Lynn Morris of Sussex and Teri (Wayne) Swenson of Kewaskum. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Marsha (Dave) Vorpahl, Alan (Andrea) Morris, Beth (Dan) Fields, Nicole Ebert, Jim Fischer; great-grandchildren, Paige, Claire, A.J., Aaron, Aiden, Skylar and Desi; sister, Dorothy Wedemayer; brother, Dick (Barbara) Retzer; dear friends, Malcom Morris and Erv (Renee) Wilson; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Robert Retzer.

A memorial service will be on Saturday, May 2, 2009, at noon at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend with the Rev. Joseph Fisher officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday, May 2, from 10 am until time of service. 

A special thank you to the staff at the Cardiac ICU Unit at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital,  the 3rd floor staff St. Joseph's/Froedtert Comm Health Hospital, Dr. Griswold and Dr. Machhi for their loving care of our Mom.  

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.