Evelyn S. Gorczykowski

Evelyn S. Gorczykowski was born on July 28, 1919, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Francis and Frances (Zielinski) Brzakala. She passed away at the age of 95 on Monday, August 4, 2014 at her home in Pleasant View.

Evelyn was a devoted Catholic woman who enjoyed knitting, crocheting, crossword puzzles, word searches, and cooking. The family dogs were favorites of hers. She also truly loved living in Colorado and watching the wildlife outside her window.

Surviving Evelyn are her son, Lee Shane and wife, Jo of Pleasant View, Colo.; three grandchildren, Ginger Koltermann of West Bend, Wisc., Shannen Burke and husband, Josh of West Bend, Wisc., Cheryl Watters and husband, Trei of Tucson, Ariz.; and six great grandchildren, Morgan and Madalyn Koltermann, Jordyn and Atley Burke, and Brannon and Cade Watters. Preceding Evelyn in death are her parents, Francis and Frances (Zielinski) Brzakala; her husband, Casimir Gorczykowski; and her five siblings.

Cremation has taken place. The family would like to thank Hospice of Montezuma for the care she received in her last days. Memorial contributions can be made in Evelyn’s memory to Hospice of Montezuma, P.O. Box 740, Cortez, Colo., 81321

Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to www.ertelfuneralhome.com and click on the obituary section.