Evelyn H. Vondran

Evelyn H. Vondran

Evelyn H. Vondran, 100, of Dubuque, IA, formerly Galena, IL, passed away Monday, March 11, 2024, At Stonehill Health Center. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM, Monday, March 18, 2024, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may call after 9:30 AM until the time of service. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Galena. She was born October 8, 1923, in Kieler, WI, the daughter of Aloysius and Catherine (Dietzel) Vondran. Evelyn attended schools in Kieler and Dickeyville and eventually graduated from the Immaculate Conception Academy. She attended several colleges and received her master’s and Ph.D. from Purdue University. Over the years, she taught school in Iowa, Illinois, and Indiana and served as a principal for a short time. Evelyn retired from Keystone Area Education Agency. She enjoyed genealogy and went to Germany to study it. Evelyn enjoyed wintering in Arizona, playing cards, and visiting the casino. She was a member of the sisters of Saint Francis, Dubuque, from 1941 until 1967. Evelyn is survived by her sister-in-law, Doris Vondran Runde, and her nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her four sisters, Melita Vondran, Angie Mulgrew, Marie Schonhoff, and Anne Hickie; two brothers, Joseph and Jerome Vondran; her brothers-in-law, Joseph Mulgrew, Ted Schonhoff, and Thomas Hickie, and sister-in-law, Margaret Vondran. The family wishes to thank Stonehill Health Center for all the excellent care Evelyn has received over the years.

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