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Evelyn Wandke

May 8, 2015


Memorial services were held Friday, May 1, 2015, at Zion Lutheran Church in Towner for Evelyn May Wandke, 97, Towner, who died Wednesday, April 29 at Trinity Medical Center Hospice in Minot.

Burial was private.

Evelyn was born May 1, 1917, in Dunn County, Wis., a daughter of Leon & Donna (Saxton) Cummings. She grew up on on a farm northwest of Richey, Mont., graduating from high school there in 1935. On Nov. 29, 1936 she married Robert Wandke in Nashua, Mont. They lived in the Fort Peck area while the Fort Peck dam was being constructed. They then lived in Butte, Great Falls and Williston. They moved to Towner in 1993.

She is survived by a daughter, Donna Nelson, Towner; sons, Robert, Atherton, Calif.; Lowell, Fergus Falls, Minn.; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband; two brothers; her parents.

Pastor Linda Wimmer officiated. Music was provided by Martha Larson, organist, and Bruce Fairbrother, soloist.

Arrangments by Anderson Funeral Home of Towner. Online registry: funeralsbyanderson.com.

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