Evelyn Weuve, 90, of Marshalltown, IA, formerly of State Center, IA died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center, in Marshalltown. Lunch will be served at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013 with a visitation until 1:30 p.m., at St. Paul Lutheran Church, in State Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at the Main St. Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes, in Marshalltown. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.
Evelyn was born April 18, 1923 in State Center, IA, daughter of Henry C. Wilkening and Hazel V. Arnold, baptized May 27, 1923 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, State Center. Raised and educated in the State Center, she received her GED in February, 1968. She married Howard Weuve of State Center and they resided on the family farm (Maple Lawn Farm) where she raised her family and tended to her vegetable and flower gardens. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, WELCA, American Legion Auxiliary, Neighborly Helpers Club, Red Hat Ladies, and RSVP and was a 4H leader for many years. She was employed by Donnelly's marketing in Neveda, Iowa, retiring as a supervisor in 1979. For over 20 years Howard and Evelyn wintered in Harlingen, Texas area with friends from Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Kansas and Illinois. In the fall of 2000 they moved from their farm to begin living at "The Embers" in Marshalltown. Of many things that Evelyn enjoyed, oil painting, crafts, needle work, singing, sewing, cards, games, baking and puzzles, she most loved being with her family and especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren with whom she had a wonderful relationship.
Left to cherish her memory are five children Roger (Mary) Weuve of State Center; Hank (Jean) Weuve of Colo; Ronna (Daryl) Kurtz of Pleasant Hill; Ron Weuve of Cedar Rapids and Pete (Carol) Weuve of State Center, thirteenn grandchildren: Steven Weuve; Nancy (Scott) Schroeder; David (Missy) Weuve; Sherri (Stan) Hunt; Craig (Beth) Weuve; Rebecca (Doug) Kurtz/Smith; Kathryn Huffman; Ron Kurtz; Jennifer (Jeffrey Gittelle) Weuve/Gittelle; Derrick (Cathi) Weuve; Traci (Thomas) Weuve; Melissa Kruse; and Jason (Chris) Weuve, nineteen great-grandchildren; Austin Schroeder, Jacob Schroder, Levi Weuve, Dakota Weuve, Ryan Hunt, Kaitlyn Hunt, Michael Weuve, Kalie Weuve, Bill Ricca, Lila Smith, Ashley Weuve, Brittni Weuve, Ryan Weuve, Terra (Matt) Snyder, Tania Weuve, Kyle Weuve, Brady Jo Weuve, Brittany Wilkening and Noah Kruse, and three great great grandchildren; Tatum, Hayden, and Brayden. Preceding Evelyn in death were her husband, her parents, her sister Marion Harrison, and brothers Virgil, Dwight and Ronald Wilkening, one grandson and one great grandson.