Obit: Evanson, Syneva (1889 - 1970)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Evanson, Moe, Breiseth, Matheson, Grundahl, Haroldson, Wilde, Larson, Danielson, Emberson, Bollerud, Olson, Karlson, Kammerud, Lucy, Seehafer, Gunderson, Johnson, Nest, Soma, Anderson, Miller, Morgan, Kalstad, Crocker, Spindler, Hougum, Pearson, Halvorson, Dickinson, Williamson, Swanson, Utke, Keiser, Galstad, Litzer

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 7/2/1970

Evanson, Syneva (10 March 1889 - 24 June 1970)

Funeral services for Mrs. Edwin (Syneva) Evanson, 81, of Neillsville, who died here June 24, were held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the Calvary Lutheran Church in Neillsville. The Rev. Daniel Litzer officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mrs. Evanson was born March 10, 1889, to Johann and Sigrid (Moe) Breiseth in Valders, Norway. She came to the United States at the age of 16 and lived in Rhinelander and attended business school there. After her marriage to Edwin Evanson on July 16, 1909, they moved to Argyle, then came to Clark County in 1919 and farmed here until 1946, when they retired and moved into Neillsville. Mrs. Evanson was a member of the Calvary Lutheran Church, the Women’s Guild, American Legion, V.F.W. Women’s Relief Corps, and the Royal Neighbors of America.

Survivors include: Mrs. Arne (Agnes) Matheson of Waukesha; Orville and Roland, both of Wausau; two sisters, Mrs. Henry (Marit) Grundahl of Mt. Horeb and Mrs. Knute (Cari) Haroldson of Marshfield; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Bennie, Raymond, Amos and Milo Grundahl, Douglas Haroldson and Orlean Kammerud. Frederick Kieser sang, “Beyond the Sunset” and “Nearer My God to Thee,” accompanied by Miss Marilyn Galstad.

People attending from out-of-town included: Mr. and Mrs. Orville Evanson, Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Evanson, Duane, Evanson, Mr. and Mrs. Roland Evanson and family, Gladys Wilde, and Mr. and Mrs. Chester Larson, all of Wausau; Mr. and Mrs. Dave Danielson, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Erickson, Mr and Mrs. Vilas Emberson all of Greenwood; Raymond Grundahl, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bollerud, Mr. and Mrs. David R. Olson, all of Hollandale; Mr. and Mrs. Otto G. Karlson of Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Milo Grundahl, Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Grundahl, Mr. and Mrs. Doug Haroldson of Mt. Horeb; Mrs. Ellen Breisath, Mr. and Mrs. Orlean Kammerud of Blanchardville; Mr and Mrs. Arne Matheson, Miss Sheri Matheson and Miss Laura Lucy of Waukesha; Mrs. Cari Haroldson, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Seehafer, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gunderson, Mrs. George Johnson and Mrs. Mary Nest, of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. John Soma of Glen Ellyn, Ill.; Mrs. Clara Anderson of Wisconsin Rapids; Henry Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Don Morgan and daughter of Nekoosa; Mrs. Harold Kalstad of Arpin; Mrs. Viola Olson of Verona; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Grundahl of Beaver Dam; Mr. and Mrs. Amos Grundahl of Janesville; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Crocker of Dallas, Tex.; Mrs. Otto Spindler and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hougum of Stratford; Mrs. Dorothy Pearson and Mr. and Mrs. Irving Halvorson of Edgar; Mr. and Mrs. James Grundahl of Norwood; Mr. and Mrs. William Dickinson of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Williamson of Middleton; Henry Halvorson of Fenwood; Joan Halvorson Swanson of Chicago, Ill.; Julius Haroldson and Shannon Utke of Sheldon, N. D.



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