THESING, Evelyn Marie
Evelyn Marie Thesing, 13, of La Crescent, Minn., died unexpectedly Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. She was born December 21, 2005, in La Crosse, to Wayne and Rachel (Walz) Thesing. She adored her big sister, Sarah who she called her best“est” friend. She loved her big brother, Jared, and her younger twin brothers, Collin and Sean.
She was an 8th grade student at La Crescent Middle School. She enjoyed playing soccer before an injury prevented her from participating. She loved her younger cousins and enjoyed spending time playing with them whenever she could. She loved animals to the point of using her babysitting money to deworm a litter of kittens before surrendering them to the shelter. She also ruined many Tupperware lids by poking breathing holes for the stray bugs she caught as a little girl. She leaves behind her beloved dog, Luna, and her guinea pigs.
Evelyn will be remembered as the bright, beautiful, shining, cheerful young lady with a contagious smile and infectious laughter.
Evelyn was preceded in death by maternal Great-Grandparents Arthur A. and Katherine E. Betz and John F. and Caroline M. Walz. Maternal Grandfather, Allen R. Walz. Uncle Jeffrey A. Walz, Aunt Elizabeth C. Walz, and cousins Jamie L. Walz and Claire R. Walz. Paternal Great-Grandmother Mavis L. Thesing, Great-Grandparents William A. and Jimmie M. Philpott, and Great-Grandfather Ron Johnson.
She is survived by mother Rachel M. Walz and father Wayne M. Thesing. Her brothers Jared A., Collin R., and Sean M., and sister Sarah C. Thesing. Maternal grandmother Donna S. Walz. Paternal grandparents Richard L. and Kelly G. Thesing, and Sue E. Johnson. Along with many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Family and friends may visit from 3:30 to 7:30 on Friday Oct. 11 at Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Home, 1501 West Ave. So., La Crosse Wis. Family and friends may also visit from 9:30 AM until the time of Mass in Church of the Crucifixion on Saturday.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30AM Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Church of the Crucifixion Catholic Church, 423 So. 2nd St., La Crescent, Minn. Rev. John Evans will officiate with burial to be held in the Gate of Heaven Cemetery, La Crosse, Wis.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.