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Evelyn Wanat

February 22, 1919 - December 14, 2019
Traverse City, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Evelyn Davis Wanat, 100, of Traverse City, Michigan, passed away peacefully on December14, 2019, surrounded by her loving Family. Evelyn was born on February 22, 1919 in Ecorse, Michigan to parents Sophia & Louis Davis. Evelyn married Stanley (Bill) Wanat on Jan. 8, 1939 and lived in Ecorse, MI. for over 65 Years and Wyandotte MI. for 28 years. Evelyn enjoyed traveling, gardening, many arts & crafts (including china painting, crocheting, knitting and quilting). Evelyn also enjoyed cottage life on Barnes Lake for over 75 years. She loved her happy hours! She is survived by her two daughters, Carol (Phil) Meredith and Linda (Edward) Zukonik; her grandchildren, Michelle (Tom) Cronin, Alan (Nicole) Meredith as well as her seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Wanat (1995). Cremation has been entrusted to Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City, Michigan. The family would like to thank all who have sent your many prayers and blessings. Please sign the guestbook and share your thoughts with the family.