Evelyn Marie Cademartrie, 97, a longtime resident of Oak Park, died on Feb. 3, 2018 in hospice (JourneyCare) at Rush University Medical Center. For the past two years, she was a well-liked resident at St. Joseph Village of Chicago. Born in Chicago on June 20, 1920 to Charles and Mabel Turnquist, she gave her time and talents to many parishes and community groups, including Providence High School Alumnæ, Telephone Pioneers of America, St. Lucy, St. Catherine-St. Lucy, St. Priscilla, the Economy Shop of Oak Park, St Paul of the Cross Seniors, and Shabbona Park Pool Seniors.
Evelyn Cademartrie was the wife of the late Al; mother of Bob, Tom and the late Mary Kay; sister-in-law of the late Bill & Virginia Wolven and the late Leroy & Beverly Gordon; aunt to Pat (Bud) Fisher, Bill (Wendy Williams) Wolven, Barb (Greg) Capocasa, Larry Wolven, Ken (Mary) Gordon, Marilyn (Herb) Hart and Gloria (Mark) Mammen and to their children. A generous and supportive friend to many, she loved and enjoyed life and, by the grace of God, embraced its setbacks and disappointments.
A wake was held on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home with a funeral Mass on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at River Forest’s St. Luke Church (Lathrop and Lake) at 11 a.m., followed by burial at Mt Carmel Cemetery.