Evelyn Schabel

AURORA, Wis. – Evelyn J. Schabel, 78, of Aurora, passed away Friday, March 29, 2013, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain.

She was born Sept. 17, 1934, in Laona, daughter of the late Maynard and Leona (Liddell) Schabel. At a young age, Evelyn moved with her family to Aurora where she has resided since. She enjoyed the outdoors, watching wild animals in her yard, feeding the birds, and flower gardening. She loved her dogs and cats as well as hunting with her beagles.

Evelyn is survived by two brothers, James Schabel and Willard Schabel, both of Aurora; three sisters, Dianna (Dwaine) Zahorik of Aurora, Sharon (Joseph) Lison of Rock Springs, Wyo., and Claire (George) Moser of Middletown, Md.; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and Bruce Schabel.

Private family services are being held.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Evelyn or leave a condolence to her family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain to honor Evelyn’s legacy of life.