February 26, 1928 - March 15, 2019
Joseph John Evan, 91, of Prairie Farm, WI departed this life peacefully at 11:04 am on Friday, March 15, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie, WI. Joseph was the first born son of Joseph and Anna (Luptak) Evan Sr., of Boyceville, WI. He was born in New Haven township on February 26, 1928. Joe is survived by his wife of 69 years, Muriel (Amundson) Evan, Prairie Farm, WI; his daughter Joy (William) Keyes, Menomonie, WI; his sons, Joel (Jerry, deceased) Evan, River Falls, WI, James (Theresa) Evan, Rapid City, SD, Mark (Marcie) Evan, Andover, MN; his sister Marion (James) Baker, Eagan, MN; his brothers, John “Jake” (Adrienne) Evan, Menomonie, WI, Jerome “Jerry” (Judy) Evan, Boyceville, WI, Benjamin “Benny” (Marlene) Evan, Menomonie, WI; also his grandchildren, Joseph (Kate) Keyes, Kami (Adam) Cleveland, Marc (Sara) Evan, Emily Evan; great-grandchildren and many other aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Joseph graduated from Boyceville High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy after WWII in 1946, serving a two year term. He was honorably discharged from the Navy. He married Muriel Rachel Amundson of Prairie Farm on September 22, 1949 and became the loving father of four children. Joe loved baseball, hunting, fishing, and family. Funeral services for Joseph will be on Friday March 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Curtis Brooks officiating at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 5 miles North of Boyceville. Visitation will be held from 11am to 1pm at the church. Military honors will be conducted by Harmon-Harris American Legion Post 314. A luncheon will be served immediately following the service at the church in celebration of the life of Joseph Evan. Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie is serving the family. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Stepping Stones of Dunn County or a charity of your choice.
Joseph John Evan, 91, of Prairie Farm, WI departed this life peacefully at 11:04 am on Friday, March 15, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Menomonie, WI. Joseph was the first born son of Joseph and Anna (Luptak) Evan Sr., of Boyceville,... View Obituary & Service Information
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