Obit: Nelson, Evelynn A. (1934 - 2009)
Poster: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Clarkson, Follmar, Hansen, Hubbard, Jones, Nelson, Olson,
Rothmeier, Simenson, Teschler Wehrman
----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin) Thursday,
October 28, 2009, Online Edition
Nelson, Evelynn A. (December 31, 1934 - October 21, 2009)
Evelynn "Mickey" A. Nelson, age 74, Withee and Willard, died Wednesday, Oct.
21, 2009 at the Oakbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center in Thorp, after
residing there since October 2, 2009.
Her Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009
at Holy Family Church in Willard. The Rev. Joseph Follmar officiated. Burial was at Riverside Cemetery in the Town of Hixon. Pallbearers were Sig Nelson,
Clinton Simenson, Kory Wehrman, Sam Olson, Kyle Hansen and Peter Hubbard.
Mickey was born December 31, 1934 in Medford, the daughter of Sigfreid and
Goldie (Clarkson) Rothmeier. She attended grade school and graduated high
school, both in Medford. Following her education, she worked in Marshfield
at the local dime store and later at Northern Auto as a bookkeeper.
On September 3, 1955, she married Morris "Sam" Nelson in Stetsonville.
Evelynn began raising her family and also worked at the Owen-Curtiss Bank.
She was later engaged in farming along with her husband Sam.
Mickey was a member of Holy Family Church in Willard, the Holy Rosary PCCW in Owen and the Longwood Homemaker's Club. Evelynn was a dedicated wife and mother, she enjoyed crossword puzzles, going for walks and working in the garden.
Evelynn is lovingly survived by her husband, Morris "Sam" Nelson of Withee;
her children, Scott (Marion) Nelson of Withee, Kay (Gary) Wehrman of Withee,
Kathy (Joseph) Teschler of Withee, Steve (Wendy) Nelson of Eland, Karen (Dave) Jones of Merrill and Todd (Sarah) Nelson of Withee; 16 grandchildren;
and 21 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by a brother, Alfred (Margie) Rothmeier of Medford; her longtime companion, her cat "Miss Kitty;" as well as many other relatives and friends.
Evelynn was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Bernie and Pete;
and one sister, Loretta.
Online condolences may be made at www.maurinaschilling.com
Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home of Owen assisted the family with arrangements.
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