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Evelyn A. (Schmidt) Ponitz


Evelyn A. (Schmidt) Ponitz age 101, of Holland, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

She was born in Bay City, Michigan in 1913 to Michael and Pauline Schmidt.  Her parents and siblings, Paul, Marge, John and Pauline preceded her in death.

Evelyn married Dr. Paul Ponitz in 1940 and worked as an accountant for a refrigeration company for 7 years. During WWII, Evelyn and Paul lived in Paris Island and Washington D.C., settling in Battle Creek following the war.

She was active in many activities of the Lutheran Church, was a member of the PEO for 60 years. Evelyn enjoyed nutrition, health and fitness, cooking, and was an accomplished seamstress and tailor.

She is survived by her three sons, Paul (Jane), James (Kathleen) and John (Nancy); 8 Grandchildren; 11 Great Grandchildren

A family graveside service in Battle Creek Memorial Park was held on Friday, November 29, 2014. Memorial contributions may be given to the Freedom Village Scholarship Fund or Zion Lutheran Church in Holland. The family is being served by Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home, 315 E. 16th St. Holland. www.langelandsterenberg.com.

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Nov. 30, 2014
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