Evelyn Dvorak, age 95, of Northfield, died peacefully in her sleep Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Three Links Care Center in Northfield.
Evelyn Dvorak was born to Oscar and Julia Derdahl Eggum on April 14, 1918 in Rice County. She attended country school and then moved to Northfield to work.
She met Tom Dvorak in Northfield and the couple married on Jan. 17, 1940. After her children were in high school she worked at Carleton College for eight years and retired after working 17 years for Sheldahl.
Survivors include her three children, Tom Dvorak of Venice, Fla., Donna Jadwinski of Dennison and Nancy Schumacher of Waseca; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband; parents; four brothers; one sister and one great-grandson.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at First United Church of Christ in Northfield. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until services at the church. A luncheon will be served afterwards at the church.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to First United Church of Christ in Northfield or Northfield Senior Center, both of which were important to her.