Evelyn L. Vonasek
September 19, 2008
Evelyn L. Vonasek, 82 of Grand Forks, ND passed away on Friday, September 19, 2008 at her home in Grand Forks, ND.
Evelyn Laverne Bratvold was born on July 8, 1926 in East Grand Forks, MN the daughter of Gilbert A. and Hilma B. (Johnson) Bratvold. She grew up and attended rural school near East Grand Forks, MN. On February 12, 1946 Evelyn was united in marriage to John F. Vonasek in Tabor, MN. Evelyn was employed with Land Of Lakes in Grand Forks, ND for 27 years and also worked for American Crystal Sugar Company during Campaigns in the factory of East Grand Forks, MN. Evelyn enjoyed baking, cooking, canning, crocheting and walking. At the age of 80 Evelyn went back to work for a year at Curves which she thoroughly enjoyed meeting new people, exchanging more recipes and most of all learning the computer. She especially enjoyed watching her grandchildren’s baseball, softball and basketball games.
Family members who survive Evelyn include her children: Diane Vonasek of Grand Forks, ND, LoAnn (Dave) Martin of Grand Forks, ND, Marilyn Baessler of Grand Forks, ND, John A. (Debra) Vonasek of Grand Forks, ND, Gerald L. Vonasek of Grand Forks, ND and Lynnette Vonasek of Otsego, MN; 3 brothers: Vernon (Helen) Bratvold of Crookston, MN, Roy Bratvold of East Grand Forks, MN, Lester Bratvold of East Grand Forks, MN; 1 sister: Violet Bren of East Grand Forks, MN; 1 sister-in-law Delores Bratvold of East Grand Forks, MN 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Evelyn is preceded in death by her parents, husband: John F. Vonasek on July 27, 1989; brothers: Arthur, Melford, Ernel and Orien Bratvold and one sister Hazel Martin