Evelyn Ida Mohlis, age 91, of Spring Valley, MN, passed away on September 20, 2021, at her home in Kasson, MN with her beloved Wil by her side.
Funeral services for Evelyn will be 2:00 P.M., Monday, September 27, 2021, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley, MN, with Pastor Jolene Knudson officiating. A public visitation will be held one hour prior to the service Monday from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. Burial will take place at Our Savior’s Cemetery in Spring Valley, MN, following the funeral.
Evelyn was born October 15, 1929, in Cresco, IA, to Leon and Ida (Queel) Davis. She graduated from Cresco High School in 1947. After graduating she worked as the school secretary and at the Rural Electric Association of Cresco. On May 08, 1949, she was united in marriage to Wilbert “Wil” Mohlis at First Lutheran Church in Cresco, IA; to this union five children were born. In 1953, they moved to Spring Valley, MN where she was able to be a stay-at-home mother; she loved to sew for her family and for leisure. She and Wil enjoyed making memories while they traveled and spent time together hiking, fishing and being in nature. While she wasn’t at home or spending time with her family, she participated in the Cosmopolitan Club, was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church Ladies Aid and mission circle, enjoyed playing in the Spring Valley card club and read with her book club. In 2019, they moved to Prairie Meadows Senior Living in Kasson, MN.
She is survived by her husband Wilbert “Wil” Mohlis; children Connie (Jorge) Vicuna, of Huron, SD; Sonja (Jim) Hruska, of Dodge Center, MN; David (Jeanne) Mohlis, of Bloomington, MN; Carol (Steve) Aylsworth, of Fountain, MN; Craig (Kim) Mohlis, of Glencoe, MN ; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren with one on the way; sisters-in-law Betty (Mike) Guinn, of Riverside, CA; Patty Davis, of Mason City, Motsy Mohlis, of Minnetonka, MN, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Bernice, Ellen, and brother Marvin and brothers and sisters-in-law.
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