MADISON / BELLEVILLE—Eva L. Fish, age 88, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. She was born on Nov. 26, 1928, in Little Grant, Wis., to Adam and Mabel (Heberlein) Zart. She met and married Clarence Fish in 1950, and they were married until his passing in 1989. Together they had four children and raised them in the Madison area. Eva worked at Park Printing from 1966, until her retirement in 1992. Eva was a collector of Avon products, and worked as an Avon representative for over 30 years. She was an avid reader of romance “smut” novels, enjoyed crocheting and playing cards. Eva loved spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her three daughters, Audrey (David) Hill, Cheryl (Robert) Schroud and Mary Jane Fish; her granddaughter, Crystal (Scott) Eilerman; her sister, Dorothy Sanger; and her brother, William (Sandy) Zart; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; son, Ronald; her parents; her brothers and sisters-in-law, Karl and Rose Zart, Walter and Norma Zart, Robert and Norma Zart, Frank and June Zart; and brother-in-law, Robert “Archie” Sanger.
A Memorial Celebration will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at ORCHARD RIDGE UCC, 1501 Gilbert Road, Madison, with the Rev. Winton Boyd and the Rev. David Brynelson officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service. A luncheon will follow at the Church.
A special thank you to Heartland Hospice for the excellent care and support to Eva and her family. Memorials may be written to Heartland Hospice at 2810 Crossroads Drive, Madison, WI 53718.
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