|Birth: ||Feb. 1, 1938|
St. Louis County
|Death: ||Oct. 11, 2011|
Evelyn "Evie" Lavonne (Ogren) Addis, age 73, of Cumberland, WI, formerly of Roseville, MN passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at the Cumberland Memorial Hospital Extended Care Unit in Cumberland, WI. She was born February 1, 1938 in Duluth, MN the daughter of Leonard & Amanda (Gustafson) Ogren.
Evie grew up in Port Wing, WI and graduated from South Shore High School in Port Wing. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse & also attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Evie taught at high schools in West Bend, WI & Janesville, WI and later at Fairview Junior High School in Roseville, MN. She served as Executive Secretary for the Minnesota Association of Meat Processors for four years.
In 1967, Evie married Paul Addis and they moved to Germany for six months, returning to St. Paul, MN in November of 1967. She played both piano and trumpet and enjoyed attending concerts in the Twin Cities. In 1983, she began coaching girl's basketball in Roseville, MN and helped coach the Roseville Girl's Traveling Team for three years. She was a member of St. Anthony Park Lutheran Church in St. Paul, MN; Roseville Lutheran Church and First Lutheran Church in Cumberland, WI.
Evie enjoyed morning walks with her friends, golfing, bowling, music, coaching, entertaining, cooking and took great pleasure in visiting family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Paul Addis of Cumberland, WI; two children, Bradley (Valerie) Addis of Blaine, MN & Kristin Addis of Bellevue, WA; a brother, Willard (Geraldine) Ogren of Iron River, WI; many other relatives & friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Vernon Ogren of Duluth, MN.
The funeral service will be held on Monday, October 17, 2011 at 1:30 PM at First Lutheran Church in Port Wing, WI, with visitation starting at 1:00 PM. Pastor Nancy Hanson will officiate. Burial will follow the funeral in the Greenwood Cemetery in Port Wing, WI. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 2:00 PM at Roseville Lutheran Church in Roseville, MN with visitation starting at 1:00 PM.
In recognition of Evie's deep love and concern for children, memorials or donations may be made in her name to "Feed My Starving Children" 401 93rd Ave. NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55433.
Bratley Funeral Home in Washburn, WI is assisting the family with arrangements. To view this obituary online, sign the guestbook or express online condolences, visit us at bratleyfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
Created by: Nancy (Cowley) Weise
Record added: Oct 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78405090
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