Edward William Evenski

 

Edward William Evenski, age 82, of Eustis, Fla., and formerly of Maple Lake, passed away on Thursday morning, April 17, 2014, at the Annandale Care Center.
He was born on Dec. 22, 1931, in St. Joseph, the son of Steven and Alma (Gillitzer) Evenski. Edward was formerly employed as a computer programmer for Prudential, and later for SJ Groves & Sons Company.
On Oct. 23, 1954, Edward Evenski was joined in marriage to Carolyne Chrast. She preceded him in death. He was also the widower of Doris Kemp. Edward was an outdoors enthusiast who enjoyed fishing, hunting, building guns and teaching gun-safety classes. He also enjoyed making wine. Edward was a man of honor and a good father.   
Survived by his son: Allan (Marie) Evenski, of Maple Lake; daughters: Susanne (Wayne) Hanson, of Princeton, and Diane Evenski, of Rockford; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; brothers: Roland, Arnold and Vernon Evenski; and other friends and relatives. 
He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Orvin Evenski; and a granddaughter. 
Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 21, at Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake. Parish prayers were at 7 p.m. A memorial service was at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Maresh Funeral Home, with Fr. Stubeda officiating. The family received friends one hour before the service. Commital of ashes with military honors was at Holy Family Cemetery in Silver Lake.
The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake is handling arrangements. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made on www.mareshfuneralhome.com.
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