First Lady Kathy Evers was born and raised in Plymouth, Wisconsin and met her future husband in kindergarten. They had their first date at the junior prom and have been married for more than 40 years.
Kathy graduated from Plymouth High School and later received an associate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Fond du Lac. In a career spanning more than three decades, Kathy held IT management positions with private companies and provided computer software training and hardware technical support in Wisconsin public school districts, technical colleges, and in the private sector. She and the Governor lived and worked in various communities throughout Wisconsin including Tomah, Oakfield, Verona, Oshkosh, and Madison.
Throughout her long career, Kathy has worked with people of all ages in technical support, training and management roles. Now that Kathy is retired from that field, she is an avid pickleball player and yoga practitioner. She and the Governor have three adult children, all public school graduates, and nine grandchildren.
Public tours at the Executive Residence:
Docent-led tours of the Wisconsin Governor’s Residence will be offered every Thursday from 1-3 p.m. starting on Thursday, April 16 and ending August 27. There are also two Saturday tours scheduled for Saturday, June 27 and Saturday, July 25 from 10 a.m.-Noon.
The guided tours last approximately 30 minutes and will include a historical account of the rooms on the first floor of the Residence. Visitors also have the opportunity to walk the grounds to view the stunning gardens and beautiful Lake Mendota. The tours are free of admission.
Groups of 20 or more are asked to call ahead.
For more information email Residence Director Charlene Malueg at email@example.com or call (608) 246-5516.
We look forward to seeing you!