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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
Alvira Evers
Alvira B. Evers, 86, Chickasaw, died at 10:15 a.m. Nov. 4, 2013, at Elmwood, New Bremen.
She was born March 16, 1927, in Egypt, to William and Clara (Wehrman) Prenger.
She married Othmar O. Evers on June 15, 1949, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Egypt. He preceded her in death May 1, 1998.
Survivors include a daughter, Marlene (John) Schmitmeyer, Versailles; a son, Don (Jane) Evers, New Weston; grandchildren, Douglas (Cathy) Schmitmeyer, Kevin (LeAnn) Schmitmeyer, Sarah (Robert) Davis, John Jr. (Megan) Schmitmeyer; Robert (Rebecca) Evers, Thomas (Stephanie) Evers and Jeff (Sara) Evers; a sister, Viona Schmiesing, Egypt; and a sister-in-law, Zita Enneking, Minster.
She was preceded in death by infant children, David and Doris, and a brother-in-law, Harvey Schmiesing.
She was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church, Chickasaw, and its ladies sodality, funeral choir and Sunday choir. She also was a member of the Minster F.O.E. Auxiliary. She volunteered at Mercer County Community Hospital and at the Retreat House. She was a housewife and helped on the farm and enjoyed gardening.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Precious Blood Catholic Church, Chickasaw, the Rev. Tom Brenberger celebrant. Burial will be in St. Rosa Cemetery, St. Rose.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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