Evelyn Dora Beavers

Evelyn Dora Beavers

Evelyn was born March 14, 1919 to Margaret (Ubl) and Ferdinand Kalb at their home in Meadowlawn.
She died April 29, 2014, at the Mora Hospital and was met in heaven by Ole, her husband of 71 years.
She married Ellsworth (Ole) Beavers on June 1, 1938 at the Rock Creek Methodist Church. They had one daughter Beverly.
They owned a dairy farm near Rock Creek where she was a homemaker and helpmate to Ole.
She worked at Plastech Corporation in Rush City for 15 years where she made many friends and had paid vacations for the first time!
After a farm auction in 1974, Ole and Evelyn moved to Pine City and in 2010 she became a resident of Golden Horizons. Over the years they enjoyed bus tours, cruising and traveling in their small RV with family and friends. She was a casino junky and loved traveling with Bob!
She was active for many years in the Pine City Presbyterian Church, helping to prepare stew supper. She was a founding member of the Rock Creek Homemakers and a volunteer at the Pine City Senior Dining. She loved picnics and family get-togethers, usually organizing them and preparing the food. She was a good cook and always had a large garden.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Beverly and Wallace (Gene) Peterson of Longville; grandchildren: Jeffrey Sliker of Redwood Falls, Andrea Sliker (Mike Kirchner) of Becker, Sandra Peterson of Minneapolis and Carol (Peter) Sonntag of South Lake Tahoe, CA; thirteen great grandchildren; sister Adelia Hauff and sister-in-law Eda Bachmann both of Pine City; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Evelyn is preceded in death by her parents Ferdinand and Margaret (Ubl) Kalb; husband Ole Beavers; sisters Frances Ubl, Margaret Wilcox and Lucile Hinson; brother Rudolph Kalb and infant twin siblings.
Funeral services held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 3rd at the First Presbyterian Church of Pine City with Pastor Rob Spahr officiating. Visitation held one hour prior to the service also at the First Presbyterian Church of Pine City. Music provided by Glenna Reierson and granddaughter Sandra Peterson. The casket bearers are her great grandsons Tyler and Samuel Kirchner, nephews Charles Rike, Dennis Wilcox, Richard Kalb and Rudy (Butch) Kalb. Interment in the Birchwood Cemetery of Pine City.
Arrangements are with the Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City, Swanson Chapel.

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