Thursday, May 5, 2016

Evelyn M. Bernholt (May 3, 2016)

Evelyn M. Bernholt age 89, of Versailles passed away at 11:54 P.M. on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Versailles Health Care Center. Evelyn was born July 17, 1926 in North Star to the late Joseph F. & Bernadine A. (Rutschilling) Bernholt.

Evelyn is survived by her sisters, Jean Grilliot of Versailles and Betty Jutte of Versailles; brother & sister-in-law, Lester & Lavon Bernholt of Versailles; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Evelyn was also preceded in death by her sister, Bertha Beyke; brother, Melvin Bernholt in infancy; brothers-in-law, Norbert Beyke, Herbert Grilliot and Luke Jutte; and nephew, Tom Beyke.

Evelyn retired from Fram in Greenville with 28 years of service. Evelyn was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles. She loved gardening, flowers, photography and sewing.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, May 9, 2016 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Frenchtown with Rev. Fr. Ron Haft celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. and Monday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to the Versailles Emergency Medical Services. Condolences for the family may be expressed through