Evelyn Tholl

Evelyn Dorothy Tholl, 94, passed away Dec. 14, 2017,  at the Lakewood Care Center, Staples.

Mass of Christian Burial was held Dec. 19, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Motley with Father Joe Korf officiating. 

Interment was at Motley Public Cemetery.

Arrangements were with the Brenny Funeral Chapel, Staples.

 Evelyn was born, January 21, 1923, at her grandparents’ home in Bronson, Michigan, to Frank and Helen Kibiloski. She attended a one-room country school, through eighth grade, then graduated from Bronson High School in 1940. She completed a Home Economics Short Course from Michigan State College in 1941. Evelyn worked in a sewing factory and later as a bookkeeper for a trucking company in Kalamazoo , MI. She married Marcus Tholl on February 23, 1946, in Kalamazoo. They made their home near Motley where they farmed dairy cattle, then raising beef cattle. She moved into Motley in 1996, where she lived until she broke her hip in 2012, when she moved to the Lakewood Care Center and was a resident until her passing. Evelyn volunteered at; St. Michael’s Catholic Church and Lakewood Care Center; and  president of the Christian Mother’s group. Evelyn enjoyed cooking, socializing, dancing, trivia games, cards, old time music, pets, fishing, watching TV and telling jokes. She enjoyed attending her 40th, 50th, 60th and 70th class reunions in Michigan as well as the Polish Festival Days there. 

Evelyn is survived by one son Harold, Motley; one daughter, Connie (Preston) Mattke, Spicer; five  grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, 

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents and siblings. 

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