EVELYN (RUTKOWSKI) EVERT

LaRoy C. “Roy” and Evelyn (Rutkowski) Evert
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Evelyn (Rutkowski) Evert gravestone
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B. February 9, 1920 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
D. October 3, 1980
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  • Father: Bernard “Barney” Frank Rutkowski born November 22, 1894 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Mary Klimczak on January 28, 1914 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Bernard died December 24, 1947 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; buried in Saint Adalbert Catholic Cemetery, Niles, Cook County, IL
  • Mother: Mary (Klimczak) Rutkowski born February 2, 1896 in Chicago, Cook County, IL daughter of John Klimczak and Isabell Klimczak; Mary died December 24, 1974 in Cook County, IL
  • Husband: LaRoy C. “Roy” Evert born December 30, 1911 in Illinois; LaRoy died May 8, 1970 (See section pertaining to LaRoy C. “Roy” Evert buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children:
    1. Roy G. Evert, Jr. born September 16, 1938 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Roy died August 10, 2010 in East Chicago, Lake County, IN (See section pertaining to Roy G. Evert, Jr. buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Siblings:
    • George Adam Rutkowski born January 12, 1916 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Mary Mrozik on October 16, 1940 in Cook County, IL; George died May 11, 1984 in Cook County, IL
    • Eleanor Rutkowski born September 21, 1922 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Eleanor died October 12, 1940 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; buried in Saint Adalbert Catholic Cemetery, Niles, Cook County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Sunday, October 13, 1940, page 28:

‘GIRL HURLED OFF
MOTORCYCLE IN
COLLISION DIES

   Miss Eleanor Rutkowski, 18 years old, 1847 North Hoyne avenue, died yesterday in County hospital of injuries incurred Oct. 3 when she was hurled from a motorcycle after it crashed into an automobile at Elmhurst and Algonquin roads, in Elk Grove township.  Ronald Cisczek, 24, of 29 North Lockwood avenue, who was driving the motorcycle, is in a criticl condition in the hospital.  The driver of the car was John Kane, 79, of West Allis, Wis.”

  • Bernard “Barney” Rutkowski born November 16, 1925 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Navy Veteran (1944-1946); married Dorothy Stack (1929-2001); Bernard died January 27, 1992; buried in Saint Adalbert Catholic Cemetery, Niles, Cook County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Tuesday, January 28, 1992, page 81:

“RUTKOWSKI
Barney M. Rutkowski, beloved husband of Dorothy, nee Stack; loving father Barney James (Cynthia), Cynthia S. (Gary) Gerhardt and David (Kathleen); devoted grandfather of Keith, Valerie, Aimee and Candace; dear brother of Elsie (Irwin) Fromm.  Visitation Wednesday, 1-9 p.m.  Funeral Thursday, 10:15 a.m., from the Gogolinski-Troflmuk Funeral Home, 1850 N. Wood St. (Corner Cortland), to St. Bartholomew Church for 11 a.m.  Mass of Christial Burial.  Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery.  312-HU6-0258.”

  • Raymond Paul Rutkowski born November 30, 1927 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Army Veteran (1944-1945 and 1946-1947), Third Battalion, Eleventh Marins, First Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force; Raymond died December 9, 1989 in Cook County, IL; buried in Saint Adalbert Cahtolic Cemetery, Niles, Cook County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Monday, December 11, 1989, page 34:

“RUTKOWSKI
Raymond P. Rutkowski, son of the late Frank and the late Mary, nee Klimczak; loving brother of Elsie (Irwin) Fromm and Barney (Dorothy); devoted uncle of Roy Evert.  Visitation Monday 2 to 9 p.m.  Funeral Service Tuesday 9:15 a.m. from the Gogolinski-Trofimuk Funeral Home, 1850 N. Woodst St., corner of Cortland to St. Veronica Church, for 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial.  Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery. (312) HU6-0258”

  • Elsie Jean Rose (Rutkowski) Fromm born February 12, 1930 in Cook County, IL; married Irwin D. Fromm on July 22, 1949 in Cook County, IL

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 2044 Carolina, the household members were: Barney Rutkowski, head, age 35, married at age 19, born in Illinois, parents born in Poland, occupation: machinist – steel mill; Mary Rutkowski, wife, age 35, married at age 18, born in Illinois, parents born in Austria, George Rutkowski, son, age 14, single, born in Illinois; Evelyn Rutkowski, daughter, age 10, single, born in Illinois; Barney Rutkowski, son, age 4 4/12, single, born in Illinois; Raymond Rutkowski, son, age 2 4/12, single, born in Illinois; Elsie Rutkowski, daughter, age 2/12, single, born in Illinois

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 1861 Hayne Ave., the household members were: Roy C. Evert, head, age 28, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935, occupation: construction machine operator – tools corp mfg co; Evelyn Evert, wife, age 20, married, highest grade completed: H-2, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935; Roy Evert, son, age 1, single, born in Illinois