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Evelyn Ruth Rokenbrodt Miller Sawvell 1897-1995

SAWVELL, MILLER, ROKENBRODT, SHAW, FREIS, FRIES, FISHER

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/2/2016 at 00:05:50

Evelyn Sawvell
Buffalo, Minn. Evelyn Ruth Sawvell, 97, died Jan. 17, 1995 at Buffalo, Minn. Private interment service was held at Estherville.

She was born in Swan Lake Township, Iowa on May 10, 1897, the daughter of Fred and Sarah (Shaw) Rokenbrodt. After finishing high school and teachers college she taught in a country school until July 5, 1919 when she married Clarence Miller. He died in 1957. In 1961, she married Irving Sawvell, he died in 1963. She lived in Weslaco, Texas until 1989 when she moved to Buffalo and in 1991 entered the Ebenezer Covenant home of Buffalo where she lived until her death.

Survivors include a daughter, Eloise Miller Freis Fisher of Monticello; two grandsons; three great-granddaughters; two great-great granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; two brothers and one sister, Hazel Weir, of Estherville. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, February 15, 1995)


 

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