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Evelyn M. Appeldorn

July 20, 1916 — December 11, 2010

IN MEMORY OF

EVELYN M. APPELDORN

BORN
July 20, 1916 ~ Paullina, Iowa
PASSED AWAY
December 11, 2010 ~ Hartley, Iowa

FUNERAL SERVICE
10:30 A.M. Friday, December 17, 2010
Zion Lutheran Church; Paullina, Iowa
Rev. Daniel Wagner ~ Officiating

Visitation will be on Friday, December 17, 2010 from 9:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina.

CONGREGATIONAL HYMNS
“How Great Thou Art”
“What a Friend We Have in Jesus”
Organist: Alice Fintel

IN CHARGE OF FLOWERS
Tom and Janet Lange

CASKET BEARERS
Jim Wester Marlo Ebel
Marvin Fintel Don Pipho
Brian Massmann David Tesch

FINAL RESTING PLACE
Prairie View Cemetery
Paullina, Iowa

After the graveside service relatives and friends are invited to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church.

Arrangements under the care of the:
Gaudian-Eldridge Funeral Home
EVELYN M. APPELDORN

Evelyn Margaret Appeldorn, the daughter of Henry and Frieda (Ottzen) Lemke, was born July 20, 1916 in Paullina, Iowa. She received her education in a country school. On September 20, 1936, she was united in marriage to Gustav “Gus” Appeldorn at the Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina. After their marriage, the couple farmed in the Paullina area and in 1954, they moved to the Art Beermann Farm southeast of Paullina. The couple farmed until their retirement. Their retirement years were spent on the farm. Gus preceded her in death on January 9, 1997 in Orange City. Evelyn then moved into Paullina to make her home. She moved to the Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley on September 3, 2010. She passed away at the Health Center on Saturday, December 11, 2010 reaching the age of 94 years, 4 months and 21 days.
She was baptized by Rev. A.H. Semmann in August of 1916 and confirmed by Rev. John Hartmeister on June 2, 1929 and was a lifelong member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking, traveling especially with her husband taking their motor home and spending winters in Arizona.
Evelyn is survived by three sisters-in-law, Gladys Lemke of Moline, Illinois; Bev Lemke of Paullina and Marcella Appeldorn of Paullina; and many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and two brothers, Erv Lemke and Junior Lemke.
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