Evangelyn I. Marschner, 94
June 13, 1920 -- June 9, 2015
Evangelyn “Van” I. Marschner, 94, of Appleton, died Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at St. Paul Nursing Home. She was born in Appleton June 13, 1920, daughter of the late Bernhardt and Minnie (nee Lasch) Schroeder. Van married Albert Marschner Sr. on Dec. 16, 1939. He preceded her in death on March 23, 1998.
Van worked at the Appleton Kmart for many years — she was one of the very first employees hired after it opened. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Appleton. Van enjoyed listening to classic country-western music, watching her favorite TV shows and she especially enjoyed spending time with all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Van is survived by her four children, Marilyn (Glen) Baird of Combined Locks, Kenneth (Becky) of Sun City, Arizona, Merlin of St. Louis, Missouri, and Albert Jr. of West Bend; and two sisters, Adaline Marschner of Appleton and Doris “Dory” Moericke of Appleton. She is further survived by six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren, and her many special friends. Van is further preceded in death by her grandson, David Kenneth Marschner; four sisters; and four brothers.
Funeral service for Van will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at Valley Funeral Home, with the Rev. Brian Bankert officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. until the hour of service. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park in Appleton.