Eva M. Lawry


POYNETTE  –  Eva M. Lawry, age 89, of Poynette, died on Friday, April 22, 2011, at Columbia Healthcare Center, in Wyocena.

Eva was born on August 5, 1921, in Paoli, Wisconsin, the daughter of Elmer and Mae (Byrnes) Wiese.  She graduated in 1939 from Oregon, WI High School.  Eva had owned and operated the Blue Gables in Poynette from 1970 until 1984.  She was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church and the V.F.W. Auxiliary.  

Eva is survived by four children, John (Elaine) Lawry, Jr., New Braunfels, Texas, Marianne (James) McMillan, Poynette, Sandra (Dan) Tompkins, Poynette, and James (Donna) Lawry, Poynette;  her son-in-law, Michael Lynch, Cambria;  25 grandchildren;  49 great-grandchildren;  several great-great-grandchildren;  other near relatives and many friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, the father of her children, John Lawry, Sr., her son, David Lawry, her daughter, Virginia Lynch, a great-grandson, Scott Schultz, two great-great-grandchildren;  two sisters, and six brothers.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Poynette, with Fr. Raymond Dischler presiding.  Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at the Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Poynette, where a Rosary service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will also be held on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., at the church.

A memorial fund has been established by the family.




For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)