Evelyn Ann Fischer, age 92 of Wood Lake, died Wednesday October, 28, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in Olivia. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, October 30, 2009 in St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wood Lake with burial in the St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Wood Lake. Visitation will be held from noon until 2:00 P.M. Friday at the church in Wood Lake. 


 

 


Evelyn Ann Fischer, age 92 of Wood Lake, died Wednesday October, 28, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in Olivia. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, October 30, 2009 in St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wood Lake with burial in the St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Wood Lake. Visitation will be held from noon until 2:00 P.M. Friday at the church in Wood Lake. On-line condolences may be sent to sunsetfuneralandcremation.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Sunset Funeral and Cremation Association of Echo and Wabasso.

Evelyn Ann Fischer was born April 20, 1917, in Echo Township, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota to Walter and Lillian (Busiahn) Just. She grew up in Echo Township and attended country school. On June 18, 1938, she was united in marriage to Melvin Paul Fischer at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wood Lake. They farmed in Echo Township before moving to their farm in Wood Lake Township where they continued to live until Melvin’s death on March 18, 1997. Evelyn moved to Granite Ridge in Granite Falls, then Fieldcrest in Cottonwood, then Renvilla in Renville before entering the Golden Living Center in Olivia in May of 2009. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wood Lake where she sang in the choir and belonged to the Ladies Aid. Evelyn also belonged to a birthday club in Wood Lake. She loved music, playing piano, baking, sewing and spending time in her flower garden.

Evelyn Ann Fischer died on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, in Olivia, Minnesota, surrounded by her loving family, at the age of 92 years, six months and eight days. She is survived by her children; Melvin A. Fischer (Beth) of Shakopee, LaVonne Kreft (Floyd) of Mayer, AZ, Charles Fischer (Karen) of Wood Lake and daughter-in-law Elaine Fischer of Tracy, 13 grandchildren; Michael Fischer, DeAnne Anderson, Mark Fischer, Lynn Wanzek, Kari Landuyt, Jenna Fischer, Troy Fischer, Heidi Cianflone, Holly Rohlik, Trudy Franking, Rhonda Williams, Jeffrey Fischer and Allison King. Also surviving are her 25 great grandchildren, a great great grandson, her sister Elaine Metz (Lew) of Mesquite, NV and a sister-in-law Viola Just of Minnetonka. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Melvin, her son William in 1992, a great grandson Brandon, two brothers Harold and Harlan Just and her sister Orlet Cole. Blessed be her memory.