Evelyn Stegner, 82


Evelyn Stegner, 82, of Mequon, passed away Tuesday morning, Feb. 25, 2014, in Sun City West, Ariz., surrounded by her family.

Evelyn was born in Bethlehem, Pa., on Jan. 14, 1932, to Peter and Rina Shelbo.  She married Edmund Stegner on Nov. 27, 1954, and together they raised four children. She was a devout Catholic and a member of Lumen Christi Catholic Church in Mequon. Throughout her life, she enjoyed  cards, biking, hiking, traveling, reading, golf and the company of family and friends. While raising her family, she worked and retired as the office manager of the Mequon Care Center. In recent years, Evelyn and her husband spent winters at their second home in Sun City West.

Evelyn is survived by her husband, Edmund; her children,  Lynn (Fred Freitag), Ed (Meg Trausch), Peter (Laurie Melting) and Tesa; her grandchildren,  Cressie, Abby, Gennie, Nicole and Courtney; and her sister, Dolores Werszner (late Fran).

A funeral Mass was held in Sun City West at Our Lady of Lourdes on Saturday, March 1, 2014, with Father Michael Ashibuogwu officiating, assisted by Deacon Joseph Wenszler of Lumen Christi. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at Lumen Christi this summer.

Memorial donations may be made to the: Medical College of Wisconsin (Cancer Center), 8701 Watertown Plank Road, P.O. Box 26509, Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509.

Her family deeply appreciates the visits and care provided by her many friends.