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 Evelyn Irene <I>Tegtmeyer</I> Dolphin

Evelyn Irene Tegtmeyer Dolphin

Birth
Britt, Hancock County, Iowa, USA
Death 24 Nov 2012 (aged 87)
Polson, Lake County, Montana, USA
Burial Polson, Lake County, Montana, USA
Plot 1A-Grandview Niche-18
Memorial ID 101369799 · View Source
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Evelyn was born April 6, 1925, in Britt, Iowa, to Louis and Marie Tegtmeyer, she married Bruce Robert Dolphin on May 29, 1943. In 1958, they moved to Fort Collins, Colo., where they raised their family, and in 1977 they moved to Polson. Evelyn devoted her life to her family, friends, her gardens, and her many cats and dogs. Evelyn cared for many children over the years while living in Polson, all of whom adored her and fondly called her "Dono." She was an avid cook, and was renowned for her homemade treats and the abundance of vegetables and fruits she canned from her garden, which she gladly shared with others. She was a wonderful and loving wife, mother and friend to many. She lived a life filled with love and kindness to others. Evelyn will be greatly missed. Her presence will always be in our hearts. Evelyn Irene Tegtmeyer Dolphin, of Polson, passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2012, of natural causes.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bruce; her parents, Louis and Marie Tegtmeyer; her siblings, Louise, Augusta, Mary, Emma and Louis Jr.; and her grandson, Travis Dolphin. She is survived by her children and spouses, Timothy and Barbara Dolphin, Irene Naylor, Charlene and Dale Dolphin-Chavie, and Laurie and David Motter; her 10 grandchildren, Scott and Skip Naylor, Troy Dolphin, Aaron and Nathan Dolphin-Chavie, Derek Blakeslee, Katie, Paul, Vickie and Matt Motter; her eight great-grandchildren, Kressa Naylor, Austin and Trevor Naylor, Kanyon and Scout Dolphin, Benjamin and Andrew Dolphin, and Iris Motter; and her three great-great-grandchildren, Anthony, Khloe and Aurora. She also is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and close friends.

- Source: Missoulian | 1 Dec 2012


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  • Created by: Annie Duckett Hundley
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101369799
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Evelyn Irene Tegtmeyer Dolphin (6 Apr 1925–24 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101369799, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Polson, Lake County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Annie Duckett Hundley (contributor 47394373) .