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Evelyn Strom Pearson

Evelyn Strom Pearson

Evelyn Strom Pearson, born to Alfer and Ellen Strom (1919) died October 8th at Sunrise in Edina.

She graduated from Minnehaha Academy(1936) and Gustavus Adolphus College(1942). She taught for many years in a variety of areas, from rural MN, Appalachia in Georgia and the inner city in Buffalo, NY. Preceded in death by her daughter, Mary(2002) and husband Robert(2004). She is survived by two daughters, Kate Halverson(Craig) of Lake City and Ruth McCutcheon(Malcolm) of Duluth and three grandchildren, Kirsten Setterlund (Seth Boffeli) Eagan, Ben Setterlund, Mpls and Heidi Scheff(Dan) Chicago. She also had two great grandchildren, Finn and Evy Boffeli."I'm a lucky lady" she frequently said, appreciating their joint Lutheran Ministry in Seattle, Cambridge, MN, Willmar, Buffalo,NY and Atlanta, Ga. With her husband, they let many tours around the world. Her ultimate gift was hospitality. She hosted many events, sang in choirs and wrote many caring notes on a weekly basis. A private family "celebration of life" will be held at a later date. Preferred memorials to Gustavus Adolphus Colleg, the hospice program of your choice or Mt Olivet Lutheran Church.