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Evie Kruschke

February 21, 1947 ~ August 13, 2019 (age 72)


Evie Kruschke, age 72 of Belle Plaine, passed away on August 13, 2019 at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis.  Funeral service will be at 11a.m. on Monday, August 19, at St. John Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine. Rev. Mark Johnson will officiate.  Visitation will be from 4-7p.m. on Sunday at the Kolden Funeral Home in Belle Plaine and continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday morning.  Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Belle Plaine.


Evie was born in Dawson, Minnesota on February 21, 1947 to Elmer and Irene (Miller) Thompson.  On March 28, 1980 she married Loren Kruschke at St. John Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine.  She enjoyed volunteering and bringing treats to Lutheran Home residents. She loved playing Bingo, baking for her family and friends and spoiling her grandchildren.


She is preceded in death by her parents and husband Richard Nelson.


Evie is survived by her husband Loren,

Daughters, Theresa Fetsch of Bloomington and Bev (Dale) Chard of Prior Lake,

Grandchildren, Kylie, Cortney, Cassie and Nicole.

Brothers, Clarence, Mike (Kim), Steve (Judy), Jeff (Ardyce) and Jon Thompson,

Many Nieces & Nephews


Memorials are preferred to St. John Lutheran Church or donor’s choice.

To send flowers to Evie's family, please visit our floral store.


August 18, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kolden Funeral Home - Belle Plaine
219 N. Willow Street
Belle Plaine, MN 56011

Funeral Service
August 19, 2019

11:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church
148 S. Chestnut St.
Belle Plaine, MN 56011

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