Evelyn F. "Mip" Leaf


Evelyn F. “Mip” Leaf, 96, of Prairie du Chien passed away Saturday, May 10, at the Prairie Maison Care Center in Prairie du Chien. 

She was born May 8, 1918 in Prairie du Chien the daughter of William and Agnes (Dagnon) McClure. She married Robert Leaf on Oct. 5, 1940 and he later preceded her in death on May 5, 1976. She and her husband enjoyed camping and fishing in their younger years and Evelyn loved her flower gardens. She was active in many clubs and her church and was an avid bridge player. Evelyn especially liked it when her nieces and nephews would visit. 

She is survived by her nieces, nephews and a host of friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother Edward McClure; along with her sisters, Marguerite Fischer and Naomi Bremmer. 

Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 14, at 10 a.m. at the Garrity Funeral Home Chapel in Prairie du Chien with Rev. Joe Irvin officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery in La Crosse. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 14, from 9 a.m. until the time of services. 

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