TOWN OF NORWAY - Evelyn H. Reesman, nee Kappel, 93, passed away peacefully on April 2, 2013 at Oak Ridge Care Center. She was born January 27, 1920 to Henry and Hattie (Trebus) Kappel in Milwaukee, WI. Evelyn married William Reesman on June 1, 1946 at St. Bonafice Church in Milwaukee. Together they raised seven children. Evelyn was a devoted mother who made a wonderful home for her family. She was a long-time member of St. Thomas Parish and was part of the Christian Mothers Society. Evelyn was a member of the Waterford/ Rochester Seniors Club and enjoyed playing Sheephead with Bill, relatives and friends. She was a Brewers fan and enjoyed watching baseball games and attended many of her grandchildrens games. Evelyn is survived by her children, Charles (Sue) of Tulsa, OK, Leroy of Watertown, David (Nancy) of Racine, Patricia (Brian) Kimball of Town of Norway, Kenneth of Town of Norway, Karen (Dan) Daluge of Waukesha, and Curtis of Burlington; her grandchildren, Dennis (Tanya), Rebecca (Glen), David, Jr. (Michelle), Timothy, Angela (Ron), Benjamin (Jade), Elizabeth, Jennifer (Jay), Dawn, Ryan, Dayna, and Dannie; and her eight great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her brothers-in-law, Lester Braun and Martin (Dorothy) Reesman; and her sisters-in-law, Genevieve Reesman and Dolly Reesman; and many nieces and nephews. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; her parents, Henry and Hattie Kappel; and her siblings, Robert, Ramon, and Dolores. A visitation will be held at St.Thomas Aquinas Church on Saturday, April 6 from 9-11 am. Mass of Christian Burial officiated by Fr. Gene Duda, will begin at 11 am. Burial will immediately follow at St. Thomas Cemetery. The family wishes to thank the staff at Oak Ridge Care Center for their kind and loving care of Evelyn. Donations to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church would be appreciated. Miller-Reesman, Kasuboski, Haas, and Dahl Funeral Home 620 15th Avenue, Union Grove, WI 262-878-2500 www.miller-reesman.com
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Published in Racine Journal Times from Apr. 4 to Apr. 5, 2013