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Evelyn Ziegel 11/16/2011

Evelyn (Often) Ziegel born August 16, 1921 in Prairie Farm, WI died peacefully at “The Gathering” in Stillwater, MN on November 16, 2011.  She is preceded in death by husband, Clarence “Doc”; parents, Edward and Gena Often; uncle, Oscar Moe; niece MaryAnn (Aronson) Mack; and nephews, Gary Aronson and Bruce Aronson.  Survived by son, Thomas of Prairie Farm WI; daughters, Julie Koepp of Brooklyn Park MN, and Karen (Dave) Stephens of New Richmond WI, grandchildren, Christopher Koepp of Brooklyn Park MN, Stephanie (Jon) Kelson of Minneapolis, and Allison Stephens of New Richmond; sisters Lorraine Aronson of St Croix Beach MN, Gertrude Often of New Richmond and many special nieces and nephews.  Ev was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, schoolteacher, friend and member of First Lutheran Church.  She taught elementary school for 33 years.  She loved her flower gardens, baking, and visiting with family and friends.  Ev was always the first to lend a helping hand to those in need.  Whether it be one of her wonderful meals, baked goods or flower bouquets, it was always a treat to be the recipient of her gifts.  She will be deeply missed.  A memorial service was held on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 11:00 am at First Lutheran Church in New Richmond.  Memorial visitation was also Monday from 10:00-11:00 am at the church.  Interment will be private.  Arrangements were with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.


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