Evelyn Scukanec

    Evelyn Scukanec, 94, of South Haven, MI, passed away very peacefully at Rose Arbor Hospice in Kalamazoo on April 13, 2019. Evelyn was born in Chicago, IL, on July 25, 1924, to Peter and Carolina Franciscovich, who were immigrants from Croatia. Evelyn spoke and wrote fluent Croatian and was very proud of her heritage.
    Evelyn was famous for her culinary talents and was employed by several South Haven residents as cook, housekeeper, and caregiver. She was a member of St. Basil Catholic Church and a very active member of the Women’s Altar Rosary Society. She also had a way with plants. her residence was always adorned with beautiful flowers.
    Evelyn is survived by her son, George Scukanec of Paw Paw, and daughter, Darlene (Joseph) Tragna of South Haven; grandchildren Jayd Weyenberg, Chelsey Lasinski, Kris-tin Schultz and Karla Tragna; great-grandchildren Chase Weyenberg, Emma and Mason Sams, Judah and Zanita Robinson, Trevor and Lacey Schultz; and sister-in-law, Mary
Ann Scukanec of Hillside, IL. Several nieces and nephews and extended family, Terry and Gwen Hinz, also survive. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kimberly Rob-inson, and brother-in-law, Michael Scukanec.
    A memorial mass will be scheduled at a later date.


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