Barbra J. (Schumann) Evert
MADISON, Wis. — Barbra Jean (Schuman) Evert, age 78, of Madison, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at Agrace HospiceCare.
She was born on June 3, 1938, in Madison, the daughter of Alfred Jacob and Otela (Nelson) Schuman. Barbra married Dean Lloyd Evert on Dec. 14, 1957, in Madison at St. Paul Lutheran Church. She was baptized into the Christian Faith on July 12, 1938, at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Barbra attended Madison Lutheran Parochial school, and graduated from Madison East High School in 1956. After high school she worked as a stenographer at Truax field. Then she worked side by side with her husband, Dean, building a successful asphalt company-Consolidated Paving. Later she became the office manager of her son’s company Four Lakes Paving to the present day. Barbra’s passion was her family. Not a day went by that she wasn’t doing for others. She was a devoted wife to Dean and second mother to many others. Everyone who met her loved her. Barb had a wonderful sense of humor and love of laughter. She loved going to church and bringing her children up making sure they were educated in the Christian Faith.
Barbra is survived by her husband, Dean; children, David (Debbie) Evert, Christopher Evert and Stacey (James) Evert-Olson; grandchildren, Darrick, Dana, David, Carrie, Jacob, Christina, Cassidy and Luke; great-grandchildren, Cameron, Taliyah, Kayli, Paige, David John, Calen Jr., Cashton, Brooklyn and Bently; in-law’s, Janet Call and Greg (Diane) Evert; nieces and nephews, Kim (Scott), Don (Val), Lynn (Brian), Lauri (Michael), Jonathon (Renee), Angela (Reeno) and Melissa (Patrick). She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Otela Schuman; and mother and father in-law, John and Gyda (Nordness) Evert; sister, Sharon (Bill) Kozak; sister-in-law, Doris Evert; brother-in-law, Brian Call; and great-grandson, Mason Dalton.
Funeral services will be held at ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2126 N. Sherman Ave., Madison, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, with Pastor Gerry Kuhnke officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to North/Eastside Senior Coalition, 1625 Northport Dr., No. 125, Madison, Wis. 53704. www.nescoinc.org.
Mom- Her heartbeat was my very first sound, Her kiss my first affection, Her loving arms brought security, Her instruction, clear direction. I owe the person I’ve become to her unselfish love. There’s comfort knowing she’s not gone. She lives with God above. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
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