CHICKASAW - Alvira B. Evers, age 86, of Chickasaw, Ohio, died at 10:15 a.m. Nov. 4, 2013, at Elmwood New Bremen.
She was born on March 16, 1927, in Egypt, Ohio, to the late William and the late Clara (Wehrman) Prenger. She married Othmar O. Evers on June 15, 1949 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Egypt, Ohio. He preceded her in death on May 1, 1998.
She is survived by daughter Marlene and John Schmitmeyer, Versailles; son Don and Jane Evers, New Weston; grandchildren, Douglas and Cathy Schmitmeyer, Kevin and LeAnn Schmitmeyer, Sarah and Robert Davis, John Jr. and Megan Schmitmeyer, Robert and Rebecca Evers, Thomas and Stephanie Evers and Jeff and Sara Evers; sister Viona Schmiesing, Egypt; and sister-in-law Zita Enneking, Minster.
She was preceded in death by infant children David and Doris and brother-in-law Harvey Schmiesing.
She was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church, Chickasaw, Ohio, The Ladies Sodality of the Church, Church Funeral Choir and Church Sunday Choir, Minster F.O.E. Auxiliary, volunteered at Mercer County Hospital and at the Retreat House. She was a housewife and helped on the farm and enjoyed gardening.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Precious Blood Catholic Church, Chickasaw, with Rev. Tom Brenberger celebrant. Burial will take place in St. Rosa Cemetery, St. Rose, Ohio.
Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster, from 3 to8 p.m. on Wednesday and from 9 to 10 a.m. on Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to the State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.