Evelyn Sheski

SPALDING – Evelyn Mae Sheski, 84, of Spalding, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers.

Evelyn Mae Benson was born on Oct. 23, 1929, in Nadeau, to the late Andrew G. and Hanna (Christensen) Benson. Evelyn proudly served her country in the U.S. Army. On Feb. 9, 1963, Evelyn married Alex Sheski in Bark River. Alex preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 2005.

Evelyn enjoyed playing cards, especially solitaire, going for walks and watching wildlife and being with her grandchildren. Evelyn was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors include three sons, Steve (Susie) of Norway, Dave (Tracy) of Hermansville and Dennis (Lynette) of Chilton, Wis.; four grandchildren, Paige, Allison, Cody and Brittany; four sisters, Eunice Ellenberger, Harriet Boruch, Lucille Moore and Verna Perras; five brothers, Kenneth, Maurice, Richard, Andrew and Vernon Benson.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her son, Edward; and two brothers, Lloyd and Gerald.

Family and friends may call at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home in Stephenson on Thursday, Jan. 16, after 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. Reverend Dave Christenson will officiate.

Burial will be in Spalding Township Cemetery in the spring.

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