Merelyn “Moe” Evans, 91
Blue Earth Merelyn “Moe” Evans, age 91, of Blue Earth passed away Thursday, June 6, 2019 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center. Funeral services were Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Blue Earth and burial in Riverside Cemetery with full military honors.
Moe was born Oct. 25, 1927 the son of Reinhold and Hazel (Rorman) Evans in Blue Earth. He attended school in Blue Earth and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. On June 30, 1948 he married Violet Nemitz in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Moe sold real estate for Anchor & Olson Realty and was a serviceman for Minnegasco for 33 1/2 years, from 1954 until he retired in 1988. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 89 and VFW Post 4580, where he served as a Post Commander and was a member of the All State Post Commanders Team. Moe was a longtime member of VFW Honor Guard and a past president of the Blue Earth Lions Club.
Moe is survived by his wife, Violet; sons, Duane (Mary) Evans, of Winnebago, Randy (Jean) Evans, of Charles City, Iowa; daughters, Carol (Dennis) Ruser, of Blue Earth, Sharol (Mark) St.Cin, of Montgomery, Alabama, nine grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren; brother, Gary (Lolita) Evans, of San Diego, California.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, four brothers and one sister.