Evelyn M. “Evie” Portier, age
78, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019, at St. Paul Elder Services in
Kaukauna. She was born on September 24, 1940, in Monroe, NY, the daughter of Robert
and Olive (Van Leuven) Tackett. Evie moved to Spring Green, WI, as a child and
has been a Fond du Lac resident since 1963. On November 7, 1970, she married
Claire E. Portier Sr. in Oconto Falls, WI. He preceded her in death on November
23, 2011. Evie worked as a waitress at Schreiner’s Restaurant for many years.
Evie loved to visit with friends
and walk the halls of Hallmark Place in Kimberly, WI. She had a gift of
relating to people and they fell in love with her as soon as they spoke with
Survivors include her daughter,
Brenda (Corey) Mullard of Appleton, her son, Claire “CJ” (Kimberly) Portier of
Fond du Lac; six grandchildren, Avery Portier, Madison Mullard, Carter Portier,
Brayden Mullard, Jack Mullard, and Peyton Portier; one sister, Janet Breager of
FL; and other relative and friends. She
was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
Visitation will take place on
Monday, March 18, 2019, from 4-7 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park
Ave, Fond du Lac, WI, 54935. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday,
March 19, 2019, at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Visitation will take place on
Tuesday at the funeral home from 10:00 AM until the time of services.
Entombment will follow at Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Memorial Park.
Special thanks to all of the
nurses and staff at St. Paul Elder Care. Your love and support meant the world
to Evie and her family.
Additional information and
guestbook can be found by visiting ueckerwitt.com