Evonne Eleanor, age 80, went to meet her Savior on August 19, at the Harmony House assisted living facility in Brainerd, Minn. Funeral services will be held on Friday August 22, 2014 at 2 p.m. with visitation an hour prior at Pathways Community Church in Ramsey, MN. Family and friends are invited to gather one hour prior to services. Interment will follow at Morningside Memorial Gardens in Coon Rapids, MN.
Evonne was born July 31, 1934 in Fargo, North Dakota, to William and Eleanor (Goodrich) Scherling. The family later moved to Bemidji. She graduated from Bemidji High School in 1952. She then attended St. Paul Bible College. Evonne married Donald Wallin on October 5, 1957, in Bemidji, MN and after his death she graduated from Anoka-Ramsey Community College with a two year degree in Accounting.
Evonne loved her Lord; she served and honored him to the very best of her ability. Beyond loving the Lord she enjoyed traveling and planning the next adventure. Evonne was a long time member of the Coon Rapids Evangelical Free church and later Pathway's Community Church of Ramsey, MN.
"For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands." - 2 Corinthians 5:1
She is survived by her daughter Karen (Daryl) Larson of Crosslake, MN; her son, Reginald (Rachael) Wallin; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Her brother, David (Delores) Scherling, of Clitherall, MN; Sisters, Audrey (Richard) Michalicek of Clitherall, MN; Linda (Elden) Lee of Cold Water, MI; Jane (Daryle) McCannell of Brandon, Manitoba, Canada and many nieces and nephews and their children.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Many thanks to the staff at Harmony House for the wonderful loving care she enjoyed. Arrangements made by Methven Taylor Funeral Home.