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Isla Mae "Tish" Evers

Obituary for Isla Mae "Tish" Evers

January 21, 1927 - January 15, 2018
Aurora, Illinois | Age 90


Isla Mae "Tish" Evers, 90, of Aurora, passed away on January 15, 2018 at Presence McAuley Manor in Aurora, IL. She was born January 21, 1927 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa the daughter of Charles and Pearl (St. Clair) Tisher.

Tish was a 1951 graduate of University of Iowa. She then began her teaching career at Mooseheart in Mooseheart, IL. She was instrumental in starting a drum and bugle corps and was heavily involved in developing Mooseheart's athletic programs. Tish then joined the West Aurora School District #129 as a gym teacher and later was an Assistant Principal. Her teaching career spanned some 33 years. In retirement, Tish enjoyed traveling, swimming as well as her time with her many friends. Tish was a longtime, devoted member of Holy Angels Church. She was a life member of the National Education Foundation and the Retired Teacher's Association.

Tish is survived by her nephews, W. Ken MacAllister, Jon Singelstad and John Tisher; her nieces, Mary Hughes, Dixie McLaud, Shari Singelstad, Linda Singelstad and RoxAnn Tisher as well as several great nieces, nephews and great, great nieces and nephews.

Tish was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Evers; her parents; her sisters, Jean Brown and Grace Singelstad; her brothers, John, William Kenneth and Howard Tisher as well as a nephew, Steve Singelstad.

Visitation will take place from 10 A.M. until 11 A.M. followed by a Funeral Mass to celebrate her life on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at Holy Angels Church, located at the corner of Lancaster and Hardin Avenues in Aurora, IL. Private entombment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Holy Angels Food Pantry, 204 S. Russell Ave., Aurora, IL 60506 or the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley, 111 W. Downer Pl., Suite 312, Aurora, IL 60506.


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