Evelyn Moldestad, 94, of Redwood Falls died Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Sunwood Good Samaritan Care Center in Redwood Falls. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2012 from St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Redwood Falls with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation, with prayer service, will be held Friday, November 9, 2012, from 5 until 7 p.m., and will continue on Saturday, from 9:30-10:30 a.m., all at the church. Arrangements are with the Nelson-Martin Funeral Service of Redwood Falls. E-mail condolences may be sent via www.nelsonmartinfuneralservice.com.
Ann Evelyn Schweinfurter was born February 26,1918 in Renville County, the daughter of Mary Machulda and Frank Schweinfurter. She attended country school and Redwood Falls High School.
On April 22, 1946, Evelyn married Harold Moldestad at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church. They made their home in Delhi and then moved to the family farm northeast of Delhi. In 1980 they retired and moved to Redwood Falls.
Evelyn was a dedicated farm wife and mother. She was an active member of St. Catherine’s CCW and the church quilters. She delivered Meals on Wheels and loved going with friends for coffee on Friday. Evelyn and Harold were avid travelers, touring all 50 states and more than 20 foreign countries. Evelyn had a love of life and family. She enjoyed seeing her great-grandkids who always put a smile on her face and a sparkle in her eye.
She is survived by her children Mary (Ron) Hartmann, Sue (Roy) Burt, and Bill Moldestad. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and sisters-in-law Kate Moldestad and Eleanor Schweinfurter.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband Harold in 2003, her parents, brothers Frank and Joe Schweinfurter, and an infant sister.
Blessed be her memory.