Evelyn R. Farris, 81

Evelyn R. Farris, 81 Evelyn R. Farris, (nee Braatz) of Mequon, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at the age of 81 years. Beloved wife for 56 years of the late Jack L. Farris; Dearest mother of Julie Ann (Thomas) Stuhlmacher and Michael Craig Farris; Loving grandmother of John (Kristina) Stuhlmacher and Leah (Scott) Steger; Dear great-grandmother (MeMo) of Riley, Myles, Isabella, Cole and Luella. Special cousin of Myles Riley. Further survived by other relatives and many dear friends.

Evelyn was an Honorary Chapter Regent of the Port Washington Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Honorary State President of United States Daughters 1812, past State President Dames of the Court of Honor, member of the Colonial Dames XCII Century, Daughters of Colonial Wars, Flagon & Trencher, Daughters of the American Colonists, New England Women and a member of the Howard Schroeder American Legion Post #457 Auxiliary. Friends may greet the family at the funeral home from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27, with complete funeral services at 3 p.m. Private entombment. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Trees From Home (www.treesfromhome.org)  or St. Johnís Lutheran Church and School, Glendale, would be deeply appreciated.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Evelynís doctors and the staff of Seasonís Hospice for their compassionate care.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the family, 10280 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon, 262-2418085, www.schmidtandbartelt.com.