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Evelyn June Gamel

June 10, 1925 — October 8, 2015

Evelyn June (Wegner) Gamel, 90, formerly of Granton, WI passed away Thursday, October 8, 2015 at the Clark County Healthcare Center in Owen, WI.Evelyn was born June 10, 1925 in Ewing, Nebraska to Henry and Bertha Wegner. She was a 1943 graduate of Ewing High School and completed two years of college in Norfolk, Nebraska. There she worked as a theater usher and was employed as a riveter in the airplane plant during WWII. Evelyn Corresponded with and soon after his discharge, married her hero soldier in 1945 at the ranch home of her parents."From prairie land to woodland; from sand to rounded stone."In 1956 she and her husband, Lester, uprooted themselves and bought a farm south of Neillsville. Living there 13 years, they later moved to Sherwood and then bought a home in Granton to live out their golden years. Ever mesmerized by the woodlands of Wisconsin, the wildlife and diversity of the landscapes, their happiest times were spent taking short trips around, finding new places to go and enjoying the scenery. Evelyn loved to sing and in time was asked to join a group called 'The Sunshine Girls' that visited and entertained elderly people at various nursing homes around the county. Long noted and remembered for her beautiful soprano voice, her quilting talents was also second to none. Many babies and families were recipients of her artistry."From there to here, ner back again for Heaven is now their home."Survivors include her daughters, Carol Ann Gamel of Marshfield, WI and Susan (Jerry) Stangl of West Allis, WI. Six grandchildren, Kari Lea (Stangl) Yoel of West Allis, WI, Bryon Yeager, Samantha (Yeager) Huff and Crystal (Morris) Knisley of North Caroline, Frankie Johnn Moeller and Ritajane Moeller of Granton, WI and several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, an infant boy, her eldest daughter, Laura Lee and her beloved husband, Lester.Long respected and dually remembered will the understandings felt, the longevity of joy in their union and the family created by their love.Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com. The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Evelyn's family with Funeral arrangementsFuneral Home:Gesche Funeral Home4 South Grand AvenueNeillsville, WIUS 54456
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