Edward William Evenski, age 82, of Eustis, FL, formerly of Maple Lake, passed away Thursday morning, April 17, 2014, at the Annandale Care Center.
He was born Dec. 22, 1931, in St. Joseph, the son of Steven and Alma (Gillitzer) Evenski.
Edward was formerly employed as a computer programmer for Prudential, and later for SJ Groves & Sons Company.
He was joined in marriage to Carolyne Chrast Oct. 23, 1954. She preceded him in death.
He was also the widower of Doris Kemp.
Edward was an outdoors enthusiast who enjoyed fishing, hunting, building guns, and teaching gun safety classes. He also enjoyed making wine.
He was a man of honor, and a good father.
Edward is survived by his son, Allan (Marie) Evenski of Maple Lake; daughters Susanne (Wayne) Hanson of Princeton, and Diane Evenski of Rockford; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers Roland, Arnold, and Vernon Evenski; and other friends and relatives.
In addition to his wives, Carolyne and Doris; he was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Orvin Evenski; and by a granddaughter.
A memorial service took place Tuesday, April 22 at 11 a.m. at Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake, with Father Stubeda officiating. Commital of ashes with military honors took place at Holy Family Cemetery in Silver Lake.
Visitation was Monday, April 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake, with parish prayers at 7 p.m., and continued Tuesday one hour prior to the service.
The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake handled the arrangements. The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made at www.mareshfuneralhome.com.