Archie Ivan Evans, 79, of Eyota, died peacefully, in his home, October 4, 2015.
Archie was born February 16, 1936, in Quincy Township, rural Dover, to Ivan and
Florence (Selke) Evans. Archie lived on the farm until graduating from Plainview
High School in 1954. He joined the U.S. Navy and served from 1954-1958. In
October 1959, Archie started his career at IBM. On November 28, 1959 he was
united in marriage to Audrey Asher in Eyota. They resided in Eyota. Archie retired
from IBM October 5, 1984, later returning to IBM and continued working for three
more years.
Archie enjoyed many years of fishing, snowmobiling and motorcycling. They had a
cabin in Siren, WI from 1980-2005. In the winter they went to Arizona and spent
summers in Eyota and at the Lazy D Campground in Elba where he enjoyed his
friends and family. He was a member of the American Legion, Moose Club and
VFW.
Archie is survived by his wife, Audrey of Eyota; children; Debra (Sheldon) Wehrhan
of Austin, Steven (Kristie) Evans of Eyota and David (Tammy) Evans of Eyota; 10
grandchildren, Jamie (Megan) Larson, Nicole (Brad) Hulet, Derek (Ashley) Ehmke,
Brittany (Zebadiah) Henaman, Brandon (Elaina) Evans, Zac Littlefield, Caitlin
Wehrhan, Jeremy Evans, Arik Littlefield and Dylan Wehrhan; 10
great-grandchildren, Kadin, Karli, Joshua, Gabriel, Alivja, Braxton, Sydney, Carter,
Noah and Sawyer; 1 sister, Carol Graner of Plainview and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service is Saturday, October 10, 11:00 am at Faith United Methodist
Church in Eyota with Rev. Mark Woodward officiating. Burial will be at a later date
at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Visitation is Friday, 4-7 pm at Schad & Zabel
Funeral Home in Eyota and 1 hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home, 115 South Ave, Eyota, MN, 55934, 507-545-2020
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