A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, with the Rev. Thomas Lindner officiating. Burial was in St. Adalbert’s Cemetery in Rosholt.
Visitation was at the Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point Monday and at the church Tuesday.
A memorial will be established at a later date.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mrs. Zywicke was born Nov. 13, 1923, in Stevens Point, a daughter of the late Andrew P. and Frances V. (Frydock) Laska. She was raised on the family farm in Rosholt and attended the local rural school.
Evelyn was united in marriage to Nick J. Zywicki on Oct. 24, 1939, at St. Adalbert Catholic Church in Rosholt. He died on Feb. 21, 1963.
The couple settled on a dairy farm in the town of Franzen in Marathon County where they raised their three children, Ernest, Annette, and Lawrence. Besides dairy farming, she raised strawberries, raspberries, peonies, morning glories and geese.
After her husband died, she sold the farmstead and moved to Stevens Point.
She was married to Chester S. Zywicke on April 20, 1968, at St. Stanislaus Church in Stevens Point. He died on Dec. 13, 2004.
She was employed as a homemaker for the Portage County Social Services Department, with a key element in obtaining the job that she was fluent in understanding, reading and speaking Polish. She retired in 1986.
She was president of the Stevens Point Women’s Deanery and president of the St. Stanislaus Rosary Society. She was also a past member of The Women of the Moose, Chapter 311.
Survivors include two sons, Ernest (Cathy) Zywicki and Lawrence (Nancy) Zywicki, both of Stevens Point; one daughter, Annette (Ernest) Glodowski, Amherst; two sisters; Regina (Barney) Trzebiatowski, Milwaukee, and Helen Firkus, Amherst Junction; one brother, Alois (Florence) Laska, Milwaukee; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ed and Ray Laska.