Kathryn Evans


Kathryn M. Evans, 93, of Prairie du Chien passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, at the Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital. 

She was born June 29, 1920 in Mt. Hope, the daughter of Louis and Kathryn (Elliott) Degenhardt. She married Mason Evans on April 13, 1940 in Elkader, Iowa. He preceded her in death on February 12, 1993. Kathryn was an active member of St. Gabriel’s Church in Prairie du Chien. 

She is survived by her son Mason (Diane) Evans of Gays Mills; her daughters Mary Lee (Harlan) Schlueter of Gillette, Wyo., Kay (Gordon) Campbell of Ferryville, and JoAnne (Richard) Peters of Bagley; her sister Marion (Ed) Neisius of Prairie du Chien, eleven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son Donald “Lucky” Evans; two infant children; her brothers, Ralph, Louis, Bernard and Harold Degenhardt.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be announced later at St. Gabriel’s Church of the Holy Family Parish with interment in the Calvary Cemetery both in Prairie du Chien. The Garrity Funeral Home of Prairie du Chien is assisting the family. 

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