Evelyn Hisgen

CARBONDALE -- Evelyn M. Hisgen, 93, of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born March 15, 1919, in Chicago to the late Jacob and Ona (Kunceviciute) Maskoliunas.

She and George Hisgen were married July 10, 1942, in Lincoln, Neb.

She attended Northwestern University and obtained a degree in dental hygiene.

She is survived by two sons, Harvey A. (Bonnie) Hisgen of Conifer, Colo., and Robert P. (Marilyn) Hisgen of Carbondale; eight grandchil-dren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Hisgen; son, Richard Maskol Hisgen; and sister, Margaret (Maskoliunas) Fischer.

Mrs. Hisgen has chosen to donate her body to Washington University School of Medicine. There will be no services at this time.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Southeast Hospice, #10 Doctors' Park, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Southern Illinoisan on Nov. 7, 2012