July 17, 1935 ~ April 28, 2021 (age 85)


Evelyn Joyce Shaw Zillmer, 85, died on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center in Libby.  She was born on July 17, 1935 in Madison County, Montana to Gerald and Leudema Shaw.  She attended grade school in Cardwell, Montana and graduated from Whitehall High School in 1953 with a class of 26 members.  She played in the school band, was in FHA and was involved with the 4 H Club.

Evelyn married Rolf Franz Ernst Zillmer on January 14, 1961 in Los Angeles, California.  She worked as a secretary for a financial company in LA and as a dental hygienist.  They traveled a lot and moved to Libby in 1999.  She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Thomas and Donald and a sister in law Norma.

Survivors include her husband Rolf Zillmer, Libby;  a sister in law Lois, Missoula; nephews Steve Shaw, Missoula; Mike (Nyla), Florence, MT; Ryan (Debbie), Helena; Kenny (Audrey); Ellis, Bruce (Deborah), Hillsboro, OR; and many more grandnieces and grandnephews. She was also survived by a lot of super friends and fellow refugees from The Libby Café.

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