Evangeline Draheim

Evangeline “Angie” A. Draheim, 97, of New Holstein passed away Friday, June 26, 2020 at Homestead Care Center in New Holstein where she resided since December 2014.

Evangeline was born Sept. 21, 1922 in Marytown to Joseph A. and Katherine Clara (Wettstein) Karls.

On Oct. 4, 1941 she married Lloyd O. Draheim at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in New Holstein; Lloyd preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 2013.

She worked at the former Tecumseh Engine Products in New Holstein until retiring. Angie was an exceptional cook and baker. She was an avid gardener; her flowers were the envy of the neighborhood. Most important was her job of being a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.

Angie was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in New Holstein, Christian Women’s Society, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and the New Holstein American Legion Auxiliary. She was a Girl Scout leader for many years in New Holstein.

Angie is survived by three children, Kenneth (Darlene) Draheim of New Holstein, Linda Schuerman of Wauwatosa, and Katherine (Bradley) Kupfer of Pickerel; eight grandchildren, Todd Draheim, Mary Thome, Tim (Mary) Draheim, Michael (Michelle) Draheim, Jennifer (Joseph) Cicero, Theresa (Michael) Glasgow, Courtney (Brian) Rakkaus, and Christopher (Talisa) Kupfer; 10 great-grandchildren, Matthew and Elizabeth Thome, Jonathan and Nicole Draheim, Madeline and Emily Cicero, Nathan and Ryan Glasgow, Lucas Draheim, and Mira Kupfer; and her sister-in-law, Rosemary Karls of Chilton.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Joseph and Katherine Karls; her husband, Lloyd Draheim; her brother, Cyril Karls; her brothers-in-law, Arthur (Margaret) Draheim and Elmer (Myrtle) Draheim; and her sister-in-law, Dorothy Stoddart.

A Liturgy Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 2 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 1724 Madison St., New Holstein. Entombment will take place at Knollwood Mausoleum near Manitowoc.

Family and friends may visit with Angie’s family at Sippel Funeral Home, 2618 Altona Ave., New Holstein on Thursday, July 2 from 3 to 5 p.m. when brief rites will be held at the funeral home.

Angie’s family would like to express their heart-felt appreciation to the staff at Homestead Care Center in New Holstein and Calumet County Home Healthcare & Hospice for the wonderful care and compassion given to her.

For further details please contact Sippel Funeral Home in New Holstein at (920) 898-4300 or visit www.sippelfuneralhome.net.

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