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Evelyn Truax Schrage 1933-2020


Posted By: Karen ~ Volunteer (email)
Date: 3/26/2022 at 13:26:58

Evelyn Mae Schrage, of Parkersburg, Iowa, was born the daughter of Willis and Tena(Hovenga) Truax on March 18,1933, in Parkersburg. Evelyn received her education in the Parkersburg School District.

On September 15, 1950, Evelyn was united in marriage with Floyd Schrage at the First Congregational Church in Parkersburg.
After their marriage, the couple lived near Allison where they farmed. The couple later moved to Parkersburg.

Evelyn was a member of the First Congregational Church in Parkersburg. She loved working with flowers in their garden and coffee times with whoever stopped by to visit her and Floyd. Through the years, Evelyn enjoyed taking photos of the family. Some of her favorite times were spent with Floyd at their lake home in Minnesota.

Evelyn died Saturday, April 4, 2020, at Parker Place in Parkersburg, of natural causes. She is preceded death by her husband of 69 years, Floyd Schrage on March 27, 2020; her parents, Willis and Tena Truax, a brother, LeRoy (Pete) Truax; a brother-in-law, Ronald DeBoer; and two nephews, Rickey Mennen and Rodney Mennen.

Evelyn is survived by one brother, Donavan (Sarah) Truax of Parkersburg; three sisters, Maxine DeBoer of Parkersburg, Linda (Brent) Kannegieter of
Parkersburg, Glenda (Russell) Miller of Allison, Iowa; three sisters-in-law, Linda Truax of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Muriel Dix of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Shirley Sutherland of California; and many nieces and nephews.

Due to state and federal guidance on gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the family will not be having a public memorial at this time. A private graveside service will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Parkersburg.

Memorials may be directed to First Congregational Church in Parkersburg. Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home in Parkersburg was in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at www.redman-schwartz.com

Source: Eclipse News Review, 4-8-20, parkersburgeclipse.com


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