Evelin Mae Schwander

05/22/1926 - 06/11/2024
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Evelin Mae Schwander

 

Evelin Mae Schwander, affectionately known as Billie after her father, was born in Omaha, Nebraska on May 22, 1926 to William and Rose Havlik. She attended South Omaha High School. Moved to California and worked as a “Rosie -the -Riveter” in Los Angeles.  Moved to Sacramento in 1946 and met and married Francis Schwander. She worked for 25 years at the Labor Union #185, where she made life-long friends and was loved for her hard work and friendly smile.

 

She passed peacefully in her sleep on June 11. She was preceded in death by her parents William and Rose Havlik , her beloved husband Francis Schwander, her sister Mildred Schwer and son-in –law Peter Corallo.  Billie was loved and will be missed by Mike Schwander, her son and Sandi Corallo her daughter, Alice Schwander her daughter –in- law, her granddaughter Karen Trovao and grandsons Peter Corallo and Jamie, Steve and Andy Schwander and 9 great grandchildren.

 

Service will be held on Monday, June 24, 2024. Visitation will begin at 9:00 with the Funeral Mass at 10:00 and Committal at 11:00 at Saint Mary Cemetery & Funeral Services , 6509 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento, CA 95820.  There will be a reception to follow at Saint Mary Funeral center. All are welcome to attend