Evelyn Gansfuss

Obituary of Evelyn A. Gansfuss

Evelyn A. Gansfuss (nee Hintersteiner), 90, of Franklin Township, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on March 16th, 2023 at the Hunterdon Care Center in Flemington, New Jersey. Evelyn was born August 12th, 1932, in Brooklyn, New York to the late Joseph and Marguerite (Jensen) Hintersteiner. She was raised in Brooklyn and moved to Hunterdon County after she married her beloved husband the late Siegfried “Zeke” Gansfuss. Together they built their own home together, where they raised their sons David and Ronald. 

Evelyn always put her family’s needs before her own and developed a loving and nourishing home for all and continued to do so throughout her life especially when she became a grandmother. Evelyn, also spent a lot of time following her other passion in life and that was training dogs. Evelyn was a member of the Princeton Dog Training Club and over the years had won many awards including the US Kerry Blue Performance Hall of Fame award in 2010, 12 Obedience Title Championships, and 1 dual Otch Canadian and American on a Kerry Blue Terrier. Evelyn also enjoyed sailing and the relaxation a day on the water racing with the Hunterdon sailing club and has been longtime a member of the Stanton Grange. 

Evelyn will be forever missed by her sons David and Ronald Gansfuss, grandchildren, Brian, Michael, Kelly, and Christopher, and by her brothers Robert and Paul. 

Evelyn is predeceased by her beloved husband Siegfried Gansfuss. 

In lieu of flowers donations in Evelyn’s memory may be made to Common Sense for Animals (Please Click Here to Donate) or to the Mount Pleasant Animal Shelter (Please Click Here to Donate)

Cremation is being held privately under the direction of Martin Funeral Home, Clinton NJ. A Celebration of Evelyn’s Life will be announced shortly. To send condolences to the family please visit www.martinfh.com 

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