Mrs. Evelyn R. Wolding, 93, of Nelsonville, died Saturday, April 16th, 2011, at Bethany Home, in Waupaca. Evelyn was born in Town of New Hope, on August 12, 1917, the daughter of the late Albert and Francis (Helgeson) Henke. She married Herbert O. Wolding, on June 25, 1934, in Waukegan, IL. They were married for over 76 years. Evelyn worked along with Herb in the early years of H.O. Wolding Trucking, in Nelsonville. Evelyn’s priority in life was family, caring for her husband, children, all of her grandchildren and great grandchilden. She was a faithful member of Nelsonville Lutheran Church, where she was a member of the altar guild. Evelyn enjoyed gardening, yard work and also skiing; having started her own ski group.
She is survived by Husband; Herbert O. Wolding, Nelsonville, Sons; Richard Wolding, Nelsonville, Duane (Marge) Wolding, Scandianvia, Don (Cathi) Wolding, Nelsonville, Daughter; Cathy (Alan) Kirsling, Waupaca, Brother; Allen Henke, Amherst Jct., Sister; Helene Anderson, Whiting. Evelyn is further survived by six grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, and three step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Shane Wolding and her parents, Albert and Francis Henke. Funeral Service was held at Nelsonville Lutheran Church, Nelsonville, Wisconsin, at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 20th, the Reverend Gretchen Anderson officiated. Visitation was held on Tuesday from 4-7 PM. at Nelsonville Lutheran Church, and also on Wednesday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. Interment was in the Nelsonville Lutheran Cemetery, in the Township of New Hope, Portage County, Wisconsin. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials may be directed to the Nelsonville Lutheran Church.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Bethany Home for the wonderful care given to Evelyn and the family.
Voie Funeral Home of Iola, assisted the family with arrangements. Register Book and online condolences may be sent by visiting: