Evaline Vier, 91Evaline Wilma Gregerson Vier passed away peacefully on Dec. 7 in Austin, Texas. She was 91 years old.
Evaline Wilma Gregerson Vier passed away peacefully on Dec. 7 in Austin, Texas. She was 91 years old.
She was born to Hope Norton Gregerson and Edward Gregerson in Ellsworth, Wis., on Dec. 30, 1919, the oldest of six children. She married Arnold Vier on April 17, 1942, who passed away in June of 1973. They lived in Hudson, Wis., where they raised their three children. She moved to Austin in 1977 to be near her son and his family.
Evaline was an excellent seamstress from an early age. In Austin, she was employed by London Fabrics for 17 years, becoming one of their longest-term employees.
Evaline enjoyed people and nothing gave her more pleasure than socializing with friends. She especially enjoyed children and took great joy in her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Having survived many physical challenges through the years, she remained resilient. She lived independently until recent months, involved with her family and friends until the last. She was a much loved mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.
Evaline was predeceased by her parents, husband, one brother, and two sisters.
She is survived by her sister Laurel Nelson; brother Galen Gregerson and wife, Jean; her son, James Vier, and wife, Jeanne; daughter Judith Ferguson and husband, Charles; daughter Nancy Gilbert and husband, Douglas; grandchildren: James Gregg Vier Jr. and wife, Julie; Bradford Vier and wife, Jennifer; Molly Gilbert, M.D., and husband, Kevin Bolash; Emily Gilbert Larsen and husband, Brian Larsen, M.D.; great-grandchildren, Evan and Grayson Vier, Max Beck, and Penelope Larsen.
Memorial services to celebrate Evaline's life will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 North Lamar Blvd., Austin. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to Faith in Action Caregivers - West Austin, 2601 Exposition Blvd., Austin, TX 78703 or a charity of choice.
Arrangements by Weed-Corley-Fish Lake Travis, 411 Ranch Road 620 South, Lakeway, TX 78734, 512-263-1511. Obituary and memorial guestbook available online at www.wcfish.com.
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