Memorial services for Marjorie Jean Evenson, age 94, of Albert Lea, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the First Lutheran Church. Rev. Douglas Mork will officiate. Interment will be at LeSueur River Cemetery in New Richland. Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Marjorie died Monday, July 18, 2016 at St. Johnâs Lutheran Community.
Marjorie Evenson was born on August 18, 1921 in New Richland, the daughter of Otto and Susan (Sandretzky) Foels. She graduated from New Richland High School in 1938. On September 11, 1942, Marjorie was united in marriage to Oswald Evenson. She was a bookkeeper at various businesses, including St. Johnâs for many years. Marjorie was a member of First Lutheran Church, the Mission Circle, and the Womenâs Auxiliary of the American Legion. She enjoyed roses, playing cards, reading, crossword puzzles, and song birds. She loved time with family and had the ability to say the right thing at the right time, always comforting and undemanding.
Marjorie is survived by her children, Susan Williams of Minneapolis, Julie (Dale) Erickson of Columbus, Craig (Margaret) Evenson of Northfield, and son-in-law, Kim Page of Minneapolis; grandchildren, Garret (Alison) Williams of Los Angeles, Ted Erickson of St. Francis, Katie (Andrew) Bundermann of Ham Lake; great-grandchildren, Lila and Vivian Williams of Los Angeles and Wyatt and Elliott Bundermann of Ham Lake; sister, Lola Mae Breilein of Grand Ledge, MI; sisters-in-law, Helen Mork and Lois Wasmoen of Albert Lea, and Lenore Johnson of Shakopee; cousin-in-law, Mary Lou Faudet of Ellendale.
Marjorie was preceded in death by her husband, Oswald Evenson; daughter, Diane Evenson; siblings-in-law, Stuart and Dorothy Evenson, George and Margaret Ellis, Don Breilein, Alvin Mork, Robert Johnson, and Richard Wasmoen; and cousin, Marlow Spurr.