In memory of

Evelyn Fredrichs

January 21, 1934 - February 6, 2019
From: Wall Lake, IA
Evelyn Fredrichs

Evelyn Fredrichs

Born: January 21, 1934
Died: February 6, 2019
Age: 85
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Evelyn Mae (Peters) Fredrichs, a resident of Twilight Acres in Wall Lake, IA, passed away at Twilight Acres on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, reaching the age of 85.

  Born January 21, 1934, in Sac County, IA, she was the youngest daughter of Abel and Sarah (Jackson) Peters. She graduated from Sac #2 Country School north of Ulmer, IA and then from Lake View High School with the Class of 1952.

   On February 22, 1953, Evelyn married Donald Fredrichs at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Lake View, IA. To this union, five children were born: Sandy, Sue, Delane, Sherry, and Sally.

   Being a farm wife and raising a family was her life’s calling. Watching her children and grandchildren in all their endeavors was one of the highlights of her life. Evelyn also enjoyed crocheting, playing cards, putting puzzles together, playing the piano, and gardening. You could witness her green thumb by seeing all of the African Violets always blooming in the house. She was an avid reader of current events, history, economics, and the Bible. Evelyn taught her family the insights of living and family values, she lead by example.

   Evelyn was active in the church, serving as an ordained elder, a choir director, a member of Presbyterian Women, she taught Sunday School and directed Vacation Bible School for many years. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for 23 years.

   Those left to cherish Evelyn’s memory include her children: Sandy (Randy) Aschinger of Lake View, IA, Sue (Ken) Barney of Lake View, IA, Delane (Linda) Fredrichs of Kingsport, TN, Sherry (Jeff) Kruse of Wall Lake, IA, Sally (John) Young of Mt. Ayr, IA, Mariamelia Santos of Hollywood, FL, and Norma Stolet of Rio de Janiero, Brazil; fifteen grandchildren, 1 step grandchild; 16 great grandchildren, seven step great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; sister Marjorie Reinhart of Lake View, IA; brother Roger (Rita) Peters of Lake View, IA; brother-in-law Ray (Jan) Fredrichs of Carnarvon, IA; sisters-in-law Delores Freed of Sioux City, IA, Sophia Fredricks of Des Moines, IA, and Marilyn Fredrichs of Carnarvon, IA; many extended family members and friends.

   Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; parents Abel and Sarah Peters; brother James M. Peters; sisters LaVerna Bettin and Beulah Onken; sister-in-law Grace Bruns; brothers-in-law Wes Bettin, Lyle Onken, Maynard Reinhart, Herman Fredrichs, Leonard Fredrichs, Leroy Fredrichs, Ted Bruns, and Eugene Freed.


Funeral Service
2:00 p.m., Saturday
February 9, 2019
Emmanuel Presbyterian Church
Carnarvon, Iowa

Pastor Lou Baker

4:00-7:00 p.m., Friday
February 8, 2019
Farber & Otteman Funeral Home
Wall Lake, Iowa

Emmanuel Presbyterian Cemetery
Carnarvon, Iowa


Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 10:54 AM
“Knew Evelyn as my classmates wife as well as my cousin. May she rest in peace.”
- Barbara (Peters) Kelsey
Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 3:42 PM
“I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Evelyn's passing. She was a very special woman and we will all miss her. Loved to visit with her at family reunions too. She had a friendly smile and magnetic light that drew us all to her side. ”
- Craig and Martha (Bettin)Roberts
Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 3:42 PM
“Prayers and Hugs to each of you!! ”
- janet harms
Friday, February 8, 2019 at 11:04 AM
“What a dear sweet woman Evelyn was in my life .Her kindness to Sue upon her arrival in Lake View and at church was so appreciated and will never be forgotten. She and Don were such great teachers and examples in my life growing up. So many wonderful memories of them both and your family. Blessings and comfort to you all during this difficult time. Dennis and Susan”
- Susan and Dennis Peters
Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 9:49 PM
“So sorry to hear about Evelyn's passing. She was a classmate of my dad, Robert. I so enjoyed visiting with her at class reunions. Such a sweet lady. She will be missed. Much sympathy to the family.”
- Christy Rickers
Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 8:17 PM
“To the Fredrichs family on the loss of Evelyn we extend our sympathy to all from the class of 1952.”
- Shirley Ohden
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 8:10 PM
“Sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers to your family. She was always easy to talk to.”
- Rob and Marsha Bornhorst
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 2:19 PM
“So sorry for your loss! She was such a sweet lady! Always enjoyed chatting with her.”
- Cathy and John Geake
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