Evelyn Bongers died on 02/27/21. She was born in Little Chute on May 18, 1927, the daughter of John and Agnes VandenHeuvel. She attended the schools in Little Chute and the college of St. Scholastica in Duluth. On August 21, 1948 she was married to Joseph L. Bongers. They made their home in Kaukauna where they raised their three daughters: Mary Carla Hansen (Mark Napholz) of Venice, Fl; Melissa (Ronald) Feldman of Little Suamico and their family – Nick and Holly Feldman; and Elizabeth (Rick) Verhagen and their children – Michaela and Mitchell Pisinger and Grant and Tate Verhagen.
On March 12, 2017, Evelyn married Eugene Sousek. Gene’s daughter Holly (Aaron) Kiesau and family also survive.
Evelyn requested a private farewell at St. John’s Cemetery in Little Chute, where she will join Joe at eternal rest.
Memorials have been set up for the Carmelite Monestary in Iron Mountain, MI., the 1000 islands in Kaukauna, Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, and Xavier High School. They may be directed to the Bongers Family in care of Wichmann Funeral Homes & Crematories, 537 North Superior Street, Appleton, WI 54911.