Resident of Month
Evelyn was born January 29, 1923 on a farm near Ossian to Louie and Sophia Zweibahmer. Evelyn has 6 siblings. She attended school at Ossian De Sales. After graduating she moved to Minneapolis to live with a family and work in a business developing pictures.
She met her future husband, Bernell at a dance in Spillville. Bernell worked for the Milwaukee Rail Road, just like his dad. They were married February 11, 1946 at Saint Aloysius in Calmar. After marriage they moved to Calmar where they resided for many years until moving to Wellington Place. Evelyn and Bernell had three sons: Jim, John and Jeff.
Evelyn worked as the Fort Atkinson librarian for 25 years from 1964-1989. She also worked for 17 years at her parish church in Fort Atkinson. Evelyn has traveled to Colorado and the mid-Atlantic coast to see her sons several times. Evelyn has always loved art and the beauty of flowers.
Evelyn has three grandchildren and one great grandson. Her words of advice to everyone is, “Be happy and satisfied with what you have in life.”
Congratulations Evelyn on being May resident of the month. We are proud you are part of the Wellington family!