Obits – Evelyn E. Heuer
Evelyn E. Heuer, age 86, of Waconia, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
Funeral service was held on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Mayer with Rev. Adam Gless officiating. Visitation was from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Interment Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Mayer.
Evelyn was born on Nov. 3, 1925 the daughter of Henry and Emma (Brelje) Dehning. She was baptized as a child on Dec. 6, 1925 at St. John’s Lutheran Church Helen Twp., Glencoe by Rev. Dysterhoft and confirmed in the faith on April 2, 1939 at St. John’s Lutheran Church Helen Twp., Glencoe by Rev. Dysterhoft. On Nov. 12, 1944 she was united in marriage to PFC Ferderich Hahn. On May 1, 1945 Ferderich gave his life for our country.
After her husband Ferderich’s death, Evelyn worked in Glencoe for a few years. On June 5, 1947 Evelyn married Albert Heuer at St. John’s Lutheran Church Helen Twp, Glencoe by Rev. H.H. Schaller. Albert and Evelyn had 53 years of marriage. They were blessed with three children, Joleen, Allen and Melanie. In 1949 Evelyn and Albert moved to a farm near Mayer and in 1967 they sold the farm and moved to Waconia. Evelyn worked many different jobs until her retirement in 1988. Evelyn and Albert traveled to Hawaii, Alaska and many other states.
Family was very important part of Evelyn’s life. Evelyn loved to watch her grandchildren and great-grandchildren play in their sporting events. She would go dancing and attend many family activities never saying no for an opportunity on going out. It was a ritual for her granddaughter Cori to call every Thursday morning on her way to work. Sarah and her son Anthony loved visiting Evelyn every other Friday. Evelyn was very faithful to Feed My Sheep attending every Wednesday night. Evelyn belonged to the quilting club at Zion in Mayer and had sewn every grandchild and great-grandchild a quilt. She enjoyed working in her garden, canning and baking. Evelyn sang in the church choir for several years.
Evelyn always had a smile on her face and had a great sense of humor. She loved a good game of cards whenever anybody wanted to play.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her husbands Ferderich Hahn, Albert Heuer; parents Henry and Emma (Brelje) Dehning; sisters and brothers-in-law Alice and Henry Rolf, Adeline and Lauren Karg, Evangeline and Harold Bade, Irene Dehning; brothers and sisters-in-law Clarence Dehning, Hillard and Elaine Dehning; sisters in-law and brothers-in-law Sophia and Fred Schrupp, Anna and Gerhard Koerschen, Melvin an Helen Heuer, Art and Luella Heuer, Leonard Heuer, Edna Heuer, Ferdinand and Carol Heuer.
Evelyn is survived by her loving family: children and spouses Joleen and Leon Guetzkow of Mayer, Al and Jan Heuer of Waconia, Melanie Heuer and special friend Jeff Gilbertson of Norwood Young America; grandchildren Rick and Heidi Guetzkow, Chris and Laura Guetzkow, Nicole and Michael Fritsche, Cori and Jim Wright, Kelly Heuer and fiancé Michael Lehne, Dana Schmakel, Sarah Schmakel; great-grandchildren Allie, Cam, Mady, Anthony, Lauren, Colin, Victoria, Andrew, Madeline; sister Dorthea Ernst of Watsonville, Calif.; sister-in-law Myra Heuer of Lester Prairie; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
Casket Bearers Glenn Gieseke, Jeff Dehning, Rodney Heuer, Larry Heuer, Mark Heuer, Jason Bade, Bennitt Bade.
Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.