Elviera Hazel Raddatz, 91, of Redwood Falls passed away Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the Redwood Area Hospital. Funeral Services were held Wednesday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls. Interment was in the Redwood Falls Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. The Stephens Funeral Service - Redwood Valley Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
Elviera Hazel Raddatz was born April 9, 1921 in New Avon Township, Redwood County to Otto & Clara (Ott) Raddatz. She was baptized April 11, 1921 at home by Rev. W.C. Nickles and was confirmed on April 14, 1935 at St. John’s Evangelical Church by Rev. E.A. Birkholz. Elviera attended Country School District 63 in Redwood County. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday School for many years.
Elviera was also a longtime employee at Coast to Coast Hardware in Redwood Falls.
She enjoyed quilting and crocheting, crafts and gardening.
Elviera is survived by her sister Elaine Just of Redwood Falls; nephews: Roger (Lois) Just of Park Rapids and Dewan Just of Littleton, Colo.; nieces: Rita (Alan) Wieneke of Redwood Falls, Bev (Bob) Hoffbeck of Clements, Evelyn (Delwin) Junker of Comfrey, Marilyn (Ben) Williams of Overland Park, Kansas, Karen (Quint) Dooley of Sioux Falls, S.D. and Carol (Dave) Roberts of Aurora, Colo.
She is also survived by 21 great-nieces and -nephews, 17 great-great-nieces and -nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death are her parents, brother Orville (Myrtle) Raddatz, brother-in-law Melvin “Bud” Just, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.