Evelyn Schill, 84, of Langdon, passed away April 4, 2013, at the Maple Manor Care Center in Langdon.
Evelyn Florence Girodat was born Oct. 22, 1928, to Peter and Hedwig (Bernard) Girodat, at Mount Carmel. She was raised and educated in Mount Carmel.
Evelyn married her true love, Richard V. Schill, on June 28, 1950, at Mount Carmel. They made their home on a farm near Mount Carmel, where they became the loving parents of 10 children. Evelyn’s life was dedicated to her faith and to loving and caring for her husband and children.
Evelyn is survived by: her children, Mary Ann (Earl) Welsh, Helen (Larry) Murie, Linda (Daryl) Kempel, Alan (Carleen) Schill, Merlin (Brenda) Schill, Thomas (Janet) Schill, Sharon (David) Lebrun, Joann (Jeff) Kitchens, Laurie (Dan) Mager, Kevin (Nancy) Schill; grandchildren, Chad (Patty) Welsh, Kimberly (Chris) Sawyer, Tammy (Tim) Aronson, Tina (Jamie) Bryn, Teri Murie, Troy (Elise) Murie, Cassandra (Ryan) Cunningham, Jennifer (Travis) Tesch, Michael (Melinda) Kempel, Richard Kempel, Matthew (Kaylee) Kempel, Christopher Schill, Brian (Kaidi) Schill, Trevor Schill, Jessica (Joe) Cozza, Justin Schill, Kristie (Austin) Sundeen, Jason (Sarah) Schill, Bradley (Annie) Lebrun, Daniel (Megan) Lebrun, Rebecca (Wyatt) Goettle, Samantha (Aaron) Donamaria, Travis (Kristina) Kitchens, Nathan (Kirsten) Kitchens, Amanda (Andy) Buettner, Adam Kitchens, Alex Kitchens, Abbey Kitchens, Derek Kitchens, Grant Mager, Stephanie Mager, Tyler Schill, Amber Schill, Kyle Schill and 36 great-grandchildren; siblings, Dorothy Kroetsch, Donald Girodat, Glenn (Wilma) Girodat; sisters-in-law, Ethel Girodat and Annie Hoffarth; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Arnold Girodat; brother-in-law, Linus Kroetsch; and sister-in-law, Delores Girodat.
Mass of Christian Burial: Will take place Monday, April 8, 2013, 2 p.m., at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church of Langdon.
Burial: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Mount Carmel.
Visitation: Will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, at the Brooks Funeral Home in Langdon.
Rosary and prayer service: Will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Langdon.
Brooks Funeral Home of Langdon is in charge of arrangments.