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Eva A. Walski, 93

Jul 6, 2009

Blue Earth — Eva A. Walski, age 93, of Blue Earth, died June 27, 2009, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center. Funeral services were held July 1, 2009, at Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Blue Earth. Rev. Bob Maharry officiated. Burial will be in Ft. Snelling Cemetery, Minneapolis.

Eva was born Sept. 11, 1915, at Waupun, Wis., the daughter of Gustin and Esther Buskirk. Eva was educated in the Winona area and graduated from Winona High School in the early 1930’s. She married Lorin Walski on May 30, 1942. Eva worked as a Secretary at the Winona County Courthouse for 30 years before moving to Blue Earth in 1986. In 2005, Eva moved to St. Luke’s Care Center. Eva was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Blue Earth and the Senior Center. She enjoyed gardening, crafts and spending time with family.

Eva is survived by two children; JoAnne Schollmeier (Kevin Beekman) of St. Paul and John (Martha) Walski of St. Paul. She is also survived by five grandchildren; Paul Walski, Sara Gillet, Laura Walski, Betsy Schollmeier, and John Schollmeier and one great grandchild, Elias Gillet.

Eva was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Donald Buskirk, sister, Ester Edel, and one son-in-law Paul Schollmeier.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com.

Memorials are preferred to St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center.