Obit: Zager, Evelyn (1929 - 2017)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Zager, Ormond, Dunphy, Bayuk, Praq, Winterberg

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 7/12/2017

Zager, Evelyn (6 July 1929 – 4 July 2017)

Evelyn Zager, 87, of Neillsville died July 4, 2017, at the Care and Rehab-Neillsville with her son and daughter at her side. She was born July 6, 1929, to John Sr. and Beulah Ormond, in the Town of Weston. She married Peter Zager, Jr. Jan. 19, 1946, who preceded her in death in March of 2008. She lived in the same northside neighborhood of Neillsville for 65 years. She enjoyed trips to Las Vegas, Reno, Alaska, and the Western United States.

She is survived by her son, Bernard (Thyra) Zager (Capt. USAF Ret.) of Las Vegas, NV, and her daughter, Patricia Zager, who has resided with her for the past seven years. She is further survived by grandchildren Andrew Zager of Las Vegas, Felice (Jason) Dunphy and twin sons, Nathan and Noah of Reno, NV, and Matthew (Anna) Zager, and son Henry Theodore of Gallatin, MO. She is further survived by a brother Ted (Susan) Ormond, and his family of Stoughton.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother John Ormond, Jr., and sisters, Beatrice Bayuk, Charlotte Praq, and Ethel Zager.

Funeral services for Evelyn were held at 3 p.m. Friday, July 7, 2017, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville with visitation beginning at 2 p.m. Rev. Dr. Dwayne Winterberg, chaplain of St. Croix Hospice conducted the service with burial in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at  The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Evelyn’s family with funeral arrangements.



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