|Birth: ||May 1, 1911|
|Death: ||Apr. 26, 2003|
Evelyn M. Haverkamp, 91, of Seneca, Kansas, died Saturday, April 26, 2003, at Country View Estates Care Home in Seneca. She had been a resident there since September 5, 2000.
She was born May 1, 1911, on a farm northeast of Seneca, the daughter of William and Zella Simmons Winkler. She attended Triumph School, No. 16, and graduated from Sts. Peter & Paul High School in Seneca in 1928.
On October 10, 1928, she married George F. Haverkamp at Sts. Peter & Paul Church at Seneca. They lived and farmed northeast of Kelly for 37 years. In 1965 they retired from farming and moved into Seneca, where Evelyn started work in the City Clerk's Office for Cecil Gruetze. She then worked at Evelyn's Café in Seneca and joined the Nemaha County Clerk's Office in 1971. She was a secretary in the County Clerk's Office until 1981 when she retired.
The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1978. Her husband George preceded her in death on April 18, 1982.
She was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Church where she had taught C.C.D. classes and participated in St. Ann's Altar Society. Evelyn prepared income tax forms for others. She was a lover of flowers, gardening, and enjoyed doing ceramics. She crocheted many beautiful afghans and doilies for her family and for church auctions.
Survivors are five sons; Avitus,Melvin W., William, George J., and Robert; a daughter, Georgina Holthaus; two sisters, Millie Tanking, and Zita Becker; 38 grandchildren, 91 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by two grandsons, Michael Holthaus on September 14, 1966 and Wayne Haverkamp on July 5, 1981; two sisters, Rita McCasey and Bernadine Stegeman Johnson; and an infant brother.
The mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 A.M. Monday, April 28, at Sts. Peter & Paul Church in Seneca. The burial will be in the church cemetery. The rosary will be prayed at the Lauer Funeral Home in Seneca on Sunday at 2 & 7 P.M.
Memorials may be given for Sts. Peter & Paul School Building Fund and sent in care of the family.
*~*Obit from Lauer Funeral Home
William Joseph Winkler (1883 - 1952)
Zella Cecelia Symmonds Winkler (1890 - 1962)
George F Haverkamp (1901 - 1982)
William L Haverkamp (1937 - 2006)*
Robert L Haverkamp (1937 - 2005)*
Raphael Winkler (1908 - 1909)*
Evelyn M Winkler Haverkamp (1911 - 2003)
Mildred A Winkler Tanking (1912 - 2005)*
Bernadine Dorothy Winkler Johnson (1913 - 1990)*
Zita M. Winkler Becker (1923 - 2008)*
Rita Alice Winkler McAsey (1923 - 1983)*
Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery
Maintained by: Camille Bunch
Originally Created by: Sherry
Record added: Dec 14, 2007
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