Evonna Jean Kiester

Evonna Jean Kiester, 86, of Fond du Lac, passed away peacefully with the Lord on December 7, 2021 with her daughter by her side.

She was born on November 18, 1935 on a farm in Eden, Wisconsin, a daughter of the late James and Marie (Fields) Ryan. On May 4, 1957 she married Allan Paul Kiester at St. Mary’s Church in Eden, Wisconsin.

Evonna was employed at Wells Manufacturing and O’Brien’s of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Evonna was a member of St. Joseph Church from 1965 until it’s closing and a member of Holy Family Parish. Evonna was a member of the Fond du Lac Artist Association for many years. She was also a member of the Friends of the Fond du Lac Senior Center, the Optimist Club, the Red Hats, the Eagles, and the Homemaker’s Club.

Evonna had a love for the outdoors, fishing with her husband, and traveling. She was an artist, and she showed and sold her oil paintings at art shows in Fond du Lac and around the state of Wisconsin. She also had a special love for her cat, Angel Buddy, her canary Rusty, and the Green Bay Packers.

Survivors include her daughter Vonal (Brian) Curran of Oakfield, Wisconsin; grandchildren Devin (Jake) Blanchette of Fond du Lac and Brendan (Magie) of Lomira; great-grandchildren Bradley, Charlotte, and Carter; sisters Vivian Knipple and Margaret Langolf of Fond du Lac; brother-in-law Herbert Kiester; sister-in-law Lila (Vern) Immel of Fond du Lac; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. She is also survived by her special friend Dale Schmidt.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Allan; brother Thomas Ryan; father-in-law and mother-in-law Herbert and Isabella (Behnke) Kiester; brothers-in-law Robert Knipple and John Langolf; sisters-in-law Joan Kiester and Dorothy Ryan.

VISITATION: A time of visitation will take place from 10:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, December 15,2021 at Holy Family Catholic Church.

SERVICES: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 11:00 A.M at Holy Family Catholic Church.

Burial will take place in Rienzi Cemetery. Visit www.zacherlfuneralhome.com to send condolences.