Evelyn M. <I>Skahan</I> Irvin

Evelyn M. Skahan Irvin

Birth
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 28 Oct 2010 (aged 93)
Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 61042418 · View Source
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Evelyn M. Irvin, 93, of Austin, died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at the Austin Medical Center.

Evelyn was born Nov. 16, 1916, in Austin, to William and Mary Evelyn Skahan. She graduated from high school and went on to be an English teacher. Evelyn was united in marriage to Joseph Irvin. He preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 1996.

Evelyn was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Edward's Catholic Church, the Eagles Club and the Moose Club. Evelyn held every office there was in the Eagles and was also the State President.

Survivors include two daughters, Charmaine M. (Bruce) Turner, Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Margaret Askerud, Austin; son-in-law, Jack Horstmann, Austin; 26 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Charlotte Horstmann (Charmaine's twin sister); son, Eugene Irvin; brothers, Ray and Johnny Skahan; and sisters, Ruby Adams and Margaret Skahan.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at St. Edward's Catholic Church, with Father John Traufler officiating. There will be a 6:30 p.m. Eagles Ritual on Friday at Mayer Funeral Home, where friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friends may also call one hour before the service at the church on Saturday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

The honorary casket bearer will be Jon Horstmann. The casket bearers will be Jim Horstmann, Jeff Horstmann, Joe Horstmann, Frank Warth, Shawn Askerud, Erick Askerud and Michael Murphy.

Obituary and photo from Rochester Post Bulletin, Nov. 2, 2010.


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  • Created by: DaveVangsness
  • Added: 2 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61042418
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Evelyn M. Skahan Irvin (16 Nov 1916–28 Oct 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61042418, citing Calvary Cemetery, Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by DaveVangsness (contributor 16959198) .