homepage logo

Evelyn Malwitz, 86

Dec 13, 2009

Blue Earth– Evelyn Malwitz, age 86, of Blue Earth, died Dec. 3, 2009, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center, Blue Earth.

Funeral services were held Dec. 7, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth, with Rev. Dale Kohrs officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth.

Evelyn was born Aug. 27, 1923, at Ogilvie, the daughter of Henry and Emma (Sternke) Mohr. Her family moved to the Bricelyn area in 1932, where she completed her education and was confirmed at North Blue Earth Lutheran Church.

She was married to Mark Malwitz on Dec. 21, 1948, and they resided in Blue Earth for their entire lives.

Evelyn was devoted to her family. She especially enjoyed following the accomplishments of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and attending family events. She was a longtime member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and had been a volunteer at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center for several years. Evelyn loved music, tending her garden, crocheting, doing work puzzles and following her favorite sports team, the Minnesota Twins. She will be deeply missed.

Evelyn is survived by her children, Jim (Joyce) Malwitz of Vadnais Heights, Roger (Karen) Malwitz of Blue Earth, Grandchildren, Jessica Malwitz Boughton (Brad) of Isanti, Joshua Malwitz of Lakeville, and Laura Malwitz of Vadnais Heights; great grandchildren, Ethan Boughton and Isaac Boughton, sisters, Alva (Wilbur) Malwitz of Rochester and Emma Mittlestadt of Canby; brothers-in-law, Len Malwitz and Arlo Malwitz; sisters-in-law, Gertrude Mohr, Viola Paulson and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1993, parents, sisters, Esther Biesterfield, Freda Rosnow, and Sophia Brandsoy Yost; brothers, Robert Mohr, Clarence Mohr, Rudolph Mohr and Henry Jr. Mohr; eleven brothers-in-law and seven sisters-in-law.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com

Memorial donations are preferred to St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center or St. Paul Lutheran Church.