Vandertie, Evelyn T.
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Evelyn "Evie" T. Schweiner Vandertie, 96, Green Bay resident, formerly of Brussels, danced her way into heaven on Tuesday evening, April 16, 2013. She was born on February 28, 1917 in the township of Kossuth, near Mishicot, to the late Joseph and Rose (Hronek) Yana. Evelyn married Joseph Schweiner on June 2, 1936 and he preceded her in death on April 20, 1963. She then married Harry Vandertie on May 13, 1967 and he preceded her in death on July 13, 1995.
Evelyn worked at the Riverside Ballroom as the head cook and waitress for many years. She was a member of the Happy Hoppers and volunteered for St. Vincent de Paul in Green Bay and Door County. Evelyn was a charter member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Green Bay and was involved with many church activities. She was also a member of the St. Bernard Altar Rosary Society. Evelyn loved dancing, playing cards and going on casino bus trips. She was a very good cook and baker; she especially enjoyed making Bohemian Kolaches and Belgian Pies.
She is survived by her daughter, Judy Bligiske, Green Bay; grandchildren, Cindy Young, Green Bay; Scott (Melonie) Bligiske, Sobieski; Jill (Scott) Stordeur, Howard; great grandchildren, Alex, Emily and Kate Young, Austen Bligiske and Melonie's children, Samantha, Melissa and Zachary, Everett, Chandler and Carson Stordeur; step-children, Allan "Larry" (Jody) Vandertie, Casco; Sherry Weborg, Milwaukee; brother, Ruben (Pat) Yana, Omro; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and spouses, she was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Richard Bligiske; brothers and sister-in-law, Melvin Yana and Milton (Alice) Yana; sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty (Elmer) Eis and Bernice (George) Butkiewicz.
Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 2040 Hillside Lane. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Saturday at the church with Rev. Mark Vander Steeg officiating. Entombment in the Nicolet Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be expressed at www.prokowall.com.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund is being established.
Evelyn's family would like to thank all of her friends at Parkway Highland Apartments for everything they have done for her. Also, a special thank you to the staff and nurses of 4th and 9th floor at St. Vincent Hospital especially Morgan and Martha for all their care; and to Unity Hospice for their comfort and compassion. The family wishes to thank Sr. Caroline Castellini for her prayers and support.
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Apr. 18 to Apr. 20, 2013
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