She was the wife of Donald for 64 years; mother of Donald (Laura) and Ronald (Nancy Gross); grandmother of Daniel, Matthew and Elliot; sister of Irene Broyles and late Dorothy Haas; survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by parents, Thomas and Mary (Safranek) Krenek.
Evelyn graduated from J. Sterling Morton High School & Morton Jr College. She earned a BS degree in Education from Miami University, Oxford, OH, and taught at Roseville High and at Grant/Oakwood Jr High until retiring in 1986. Until one month ago, Evelyn regularly substitute taught in Grand Blanc, Lake Orion and Clarkston Middle Schools. She was extremely proud of her Czech heritage. Evelyn was founding member/ director of Czech and Slovak Genealogy Society of IL, founding member of Friends of Bohemian National Cemetery, member of Sokol Detroit and Lodge Pingree of CSA Fraternal Life. She served on the Alumni Board of Miami University and former officer of SE MI Alumni Assn for 25 years. Evelyn was a member of Grosse Pointe Congregational Church and life member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. She will be remembered as a loving and supportive wife, mother, grandmother and teacher.
Memorials may be made to Grosse Pointe Congregational Church, Friends of Bohemian National Cemetery or Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center.
Funeral Service was held Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston. Interment was at Ottawa Park Cemetery.
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