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A memorial service for Evelyn D. Dolton will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Bonnerup Funeral Chapel. Chaplain Don Malinsky will officiate. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service. Interment will be held at a later date at the Alden Cemetery.
Evelyn passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Mayo Clinic in Austin, MN. She was 95 years old.
Evelyn Doris (Krueger) Dolton was born on December 31, 1922 in rural Alden to George and Dora (Pestorious) Krueger. She was baptized in 1923 at the Concordia Pickerel Lake Lutheran Church and confirmed in 1936 at the same church. She graduated from Alden High School. On November 22, 1952, Evelyn was united in marriage to Ellsworth Dolton. The couple had two children: James and Robert. The couple would farm north of Alden for many years, until moving into town in 1982. Ellsworth would pass away on November 13, 1986.
Evelyn worked as a bookkeeper at the Conger Sales Company, and also worked for Mr. Russell Babbitt. She was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church before transferring to Redeemer Lutheran Church in Alden. Evelyn enjoyed dancing, sewing, bike riding, and traveling – making it to nearly all 50 states! Evelyn had a knack for gardening, growing many vegetables that she would often sell at local farmers markets. Evelyn loved her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, and cherished moments spent with them.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Ellsworth; and both parents, George and Dora.
Evelyn is survived by her two children, Jim (Renae) Dolton of Alden, and Bob Dolton of Albert Lea; grandchildren, Rachel (Frank Suera and their children, Frankie, Tyler, and Jacob; and Jared (Logan) Dolton and their children, McKenna, Bryce, and McKinley.
Blessed be her memory!