Evelyn Pribyl, age 97 of Kewaunee died on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Emerald Shores Assisted Living. She was born on August 28, 1915 in West Kewaunee to the late John Jr. And Anna (Janda) Wessely.
She married Edward Pribyl on February 28, 1933 and he preceded her in death on August 15, 1956.
Evelyn worked most of her life at Leyse Aluminum Co. And then Vollrath Corp. until retiring. She was a lifelong member of Holy Rosary Church. She enjoyed polka dancing and rummage sales.
Survivors include her daughter-in-law: Joan Pribyl, Algoma; one granddaughter: Debbie Paul and friend, Gregg, DePere; four great grandchildren: Jason Paul, Sara Paul, Michelle Paul and Jennifer Henricks; four great great grandchildren: Serria and Robert Henricks; Jordon Hoeckendorff and Hailey Paul; nieces and nephews: James (Careen) Pribyl. Greenleaf; Don (Janice) Wessely; Carol Jessen; Shirley (Jim) Schleis; Joy (Mary Jo) Wessely; Russell (Grace) Rank and other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son: Franklin; one granddaughter: Kathy (Pribyl) Dachelet; her sister: Mildred Pribyl; four brothers: Leo, Alvin Willard and Clarence Wessely.
Friends may call after 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 8 at Holy Rosary Church, Kewaunee until the time of services. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. William Swichtenberg officiating. Burial will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery.
Go to www.buchananfh.com to send condolences or sign the online guest book.
The family would like to give special thanks to the staff of Emerald Shores, Unity hospice and Dr. Tom Zenner for the care that they gave Evelyn.
Published in Kewaunee County Star-News from June 6 to June 8, 2013