Evelynne Juern Dilg

Interview Date: February 5, 1990
Interview Location: Home of Florence Juern, 8604 Fernald, Morton Grove
Interviewer: Yvonne Ryden
Duration: 30 minutes


Evelynne Juern Dilg has ties to two longtime Niles Township families. Her paternal grandparents had a farm on Milwaukee Avenue in Niles. Hr husband’s family has lived in Morton Grove since before 1850.

Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church has played an important role in Evelynne’s life. She was baptized, confirmed and married in the church. She attended the school sponsored by the church. Even today, the church is important to Evelynne. She has sung in the choir for over 50 years and also plays now in the bell choir.