Evelyn C. Kisling, 86, of Lincoln, died Tuesday morning, November 14, 2023 at the Beatrice Good Samaritan Society.  She was born on October 30, 1937 in rural Adams to George and Sadie (Ideus) Folkerts.  Evelyn grew up west of Adams and attended rural school and graduated from Adams High School.  She attended Fairbury Junior College and enjoyed teaching for several years in the Pickrell area.  Evelyn was blessed with three children and enjoyed being a homemaker.  She also enjoyed collecting dolls, going shopping, and visiting with her sisters.

Survivors include her son, Dale (Grace) Kisling of Cortland; grandchildren, Sophia, Olivia,     Timothy, and Morrisa Kisling; sisters, Irene (Thees) Busboom of Beatrice, Marian Heffley of Bermuda Dunes, CA, and Malinda Buel of Hickman; nieces, nephews, cousins.  She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Sadie Folkerts; daughter, Ronda Kisling; son, Rodney Kisling; sister, Eleanor (Wilmer) Schlake; brother, Gerald (Marilyn) Folkerts; brother-in-law, Dennis Buel.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, November 20, 2023 at Zion Lutheran Church of rural Pickrell with Pastor Jerry Gilbreath officiating.  Interment will be at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery.  A family prayer service will be held at 10:15 A.M. on Monday at the church.  The body will lie in state on Sunday from noon until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.  The casket will be closed at the church Monday morning.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the family’s choice.   www.foxfuneralhome.net    Arrangements entrusted to Fox Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Beatrice.