Evelyn M. “Evie” Goelzer, age 84 yrs., of Waubeka, town of Fredonia, Wisconsin passed away unexpectedly at her home on Monday, July 26, 2021.
She was born on October 25, 1936 in the town of Scott, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin to Henry and Elsie Kuhn Seil.
After graduating from Waldo High School in 1954, Evie worked at the Marshal and Ilsley (M&I) Bank in Milwaukee for five years.
On January 16, 1960, Evie married John P. Goelzer of Plymouth, WI at St. Leo’s Church in Milwaukee, WI. They would soon make their home in the town of Fredonia, Wisconsin. Evie would work for Appleland Orchards of Fredonia over the next 35 years, retiring in 2000.
She liked working outdoors. Evie loved to do lots of canning and freezing of her vegetables grown in the garden. She enjoyed making jam from her berries, often sharing with family, friends and neighbors as gifts. Her yard was expertly guarded by her beautiful flower beds with field stone all around. She was quite crafty and artistic in nature. Also known for her baking skills, Evie was always busy and will be remembered for her generosity and always thinking of others.
She is survived by her husband John, her son-in-law John (Katie) Schowalter, sisters Ramona (the late Charles) Stommel, Caroline (Robert) Heir, Mae (James) Giese, half-sister Dorothy (the late Edward) Behr; brothers Henry, Kenneth, Francis (Kathy) and Gerald (Linda) Seil; sister-in-law Susan (Al) Lawrence; brothers-in-law James (the late Dorothy), Ted (Kathy), Dave (Joyce) and Gerald Goelzer, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Evie is preceded in death by her daughter Judith Schowalter, her brothers Harold, John and Joseph Seil and brother-in-law Harold Goelzer.
At her request no services will be held.
Memorials to the American Cancer Society appreciated.
Poole Funeral Home / Crematory, Port Washington, Wisconsin assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262-284-4431.
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