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Ashley S. Evenson

Ashley S. Evenson

Ashley S. Evenson, age 32 of Menomonie, died Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Comforts of Home in Menomonie with her parents by her side after a lifelong illness with Cockayne’s Syndrome.

Ashley was born on February 23, 1987 in Menomonie. She was the daughter of Mitch and Lynn (Rajkowski) Evenson. Ashley lived most of her life in the Menomonie area and graduated from Menomonie High School in 2005. In 2008, Ashley moved into the Comforts of Home where she remained the rest of her life and made lifelong friends with staff and residents.

Ashley enjoyed art, drawing and music. She also liked playing video games, watching movies and TV.

Ashley is survived by her parents; Mitch & Lynn of Menomonie, her paternal grandparents; Tim and Karen Evenson of Menomonie, maternal grandparents; Ray and Germaine Rajkowski of Stevens Point, aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be 11:00AM Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie. Rev. Roy Harrisville III will officiate. Burial will be in the Tiffany Cemetery in Boyceville. Visitation will be 4:00PM-7:00PM Tuesday and one hour prior to services at the funeral home on Wednesday.

In honor of Ashley’s favorite colors, purple and pink, the family would welcome you to wear those colors Wednesday or Thursday.

Memorials may be made in Ashley’s name to the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library
813 West Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233-1436.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Menomonie, is serving the family.


  1. Linda Neuville

    I am so sorry for your loss of Ashley. I am at a loss for words.
    You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    other than I know that you Mother and Dad were her advocates and encouraging her to

  2. Dave Fulweber

    Please accept my sincere condolences on your loss. You and the family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Daryl and Becci Olson

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family at this time of great sorrow .

  4. Patricia & Jeffrey Heitkamp

    We are so sorry to hear about Ashley's passing. Our prayers are with you.

  5. Alan and Marilyn Wheeler

    Dear Mitch and Lynn,
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your daughter Ashley. You don't know me but you know my niece( Julie Colson).I feel like I know your daughter some from all the special thing Julie has told me about her. Julie will miss her dearly. Praying God will give you Peace and comfort at this time.

  6. Jessi Eckert-Knegendorf

    I was blessed with meeting Ashley in High school. I would talk with her before and after school while waiting for her bus. I was blessed with a drawing she had made which was amazing. She was a ray of sunshine! I’m sorry for your loss. Praying for your family!

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