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Evelyn A. Berkovitz

June 19, 1928 — October 17, 2023

Kewaunee

Evelyn A. Berkovitz, 95, of Kewaunee died on October 17, 2023. She was born on June 19, 1928, in Manitowoc to the late Frank and Anna (Dybel) Wotachek.

She graduated from Kewaunee High School with the class of 1946. She then worked for Bob Krauss at Kewaunee Equipment Co., for Leyse Aluminum Co., and Evan’s Variety Store.

She married Roland Berkovitz on August 19, 1950, and he preceded her in death on June 24, 1996.

She was a lifelong member of Holy Rosary Church and the Rosary Society. She enjoyed quilt making, sewing, and spending time with her family, and was a lifelong Cubs fan.

Survivors include her children, Susan Colle, Saddlebrooke, AZ, Terry (Mary) Berkovitz, Sheboygan, WI, Nancy (Lynn) Strand, Saddlebrooke, AZ, Wayne Berkovitz, Green Bay, WI, Craig Berkovitz, Green Bay, WI, Melissa (Cary) Schawel, Crystal Lake, IL, eleven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and two sisters-in-law, Shirley Wotachek, Kewaunee, WI, and Germaine Berkovitz, Manitowoc, WI, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roland Berkovitz, one son, Mark Berkovitz, a brother, Eugene Wotachek, and a sister, Henrietta (Edward) Krysak, her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Roy and Marie Berkovitz, brother-in-law, James Berkovitz, and sister-in-law, Shirley (Don) Detampel.

Visitation will take place from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm on Saturday, October 21, 2023, at Holy Rosary Church, Kewaunee. Mass of Christian burial will take place at 12:00 pm with Msgr. Jim Dillenburg officiating. Burial to follow in the Holy Rosary Cemetery. Kinnard Funeral & Cremation Services – Kewaunee is assisting the family, you may share your messages of condolence at KinnardFCS.com.

In lieu of flowers, the family will be donating memorial contributions to Evelyn’s favorite charities.

The family would like to thank the staff of Kewaunee Health Services and Compassus Hospice for their excellent care.

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Saturday, October 21, 2023

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Holy Rosary Catholic Church

521 Juneau Street
Kewaunee, WI 54216

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Mass

Saturday, October 21, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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521 Juneau Street
Kewaunee, WI 54216

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Burial

Saturday, October 21, 2023

1:00 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

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Kewaunee, WI 54216

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