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Evelyn B. Hadler, 91

Evelyn B. Hadler, age 91, of Mazeppa, died on Sunday, Aug. 18, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.

She was born on July 15, 1922, in Chester Township, Wabasha County, to Fred and Edith (Lemke) Kuehl. Evelyn graduated from Mazeppa High School in 1940. On March 28, 1941 she married Norman Hadler at St. John's Lutheran Church - Bear Valley in rural Mazeppa. They lived in Chester Township most of their life. Evelyn was a homemaker and later worked at Joe's Café in Mazeppa as a cook.

She enjoyed picnics, family, music, cooking, and baking. Evelyn was a lifelong member at St. John's Church - Bear Valley where she was also baptized and confirmed.

Evelyn is survived by her son, Wayne of Mazeppa; daughters, Judy Boxrud of Red Wing, Dianne (Joyce) Atkinson of Zumbro Falls; grandchildren, Karl Hadler, Jeff (Lucy) Boxrud, Missy Carlson, Amy Atkinson; great-grandchildren, Emily, Natalie, and Abby Boxrud, Jack and Joey Carlson, and Audrey Hadler; nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law Joan Hadler.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Norman, who died on June 13, 1982; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; and son-in-law Jim Boxrud.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at St. John's Lutheran Church - Bear Valley in rural Mazeppa with Pastor Alan Horn officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 12-2 p.m. prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements are with Mahn Family Funeral Home - Larson Chapel in Zumbrota.