Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Brantners in:
 • Nelson Cemetery
 • Nelson
 • Buffalo County
 • Wisconsin
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Evelyn M Smeltzer Brantner
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Apr. 25, 1923
Death: Aug. 4, 2008

DURAND - Evelyn M. Brantner, age 85, of Durand died Aug. 4, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center in Wabasha, Minn.
Evelyn was born on April 25, 1923, the daughter of Bert and Ethel (Anderson) Smeltzer. She was born and raised in the town of Nelson, Buffalo County. Evelyn attended Nelson schools. She married Paul Brantner on Feb. 2, 1942, in Durand. After marriage they lived in Pepin and Nelson; since 1965, they had lived in Durand. Evelyn worked at Durand Hardware for many years. Her husband, Paul, died Jan. 29, 2000. Evelyn enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and she especially enjoyed playing cards.
Evelyn is survived by one son, Dennis Brantner, of St. Croix Falls; three grandsons, Nick (Sona) of Baraboo, Jim (Jenny) of Green Bay and Mark (Kelly) of Weston; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Marian (Joseph) Fitzgerald of Minneapolis, Minn., Arvilla Kuhn of Wabasha, Minn., and Marcella (Everett) Marcou of Kellogg, Minn.; one brother, Glen (Dorothy) Smeltzer, of Aitkin, Minn.; many nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul; and one brother, Bill Smeltzer.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, at Faith Lutheran Church in Durand. The Rev. Kathy Woller will officiate. Burial will be in Nelson Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.
Arrangements are by Rhiel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Durand.
Online condolences may be made at
Nelson Cemetery
Buffalo County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Aug 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28807445
Evelyn M <i>Smeltzer</i> Brantner
Added by: Kathie Wilkinson
Evelyn M <i>Smeltzer</i> Brantner
Added by: James Seidelman
Evelyn M <i>Smeltzer</i> Brantner
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Keith
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service