Evelyn Faltus, 1920-2014

Published 9:49 am Monday, November 24, 2014

Funeral services for Evelyn R. Brabec Faltus, 94, of Leland, Iowa, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Shirley Hoffman Will will officiate. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Mason City. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Online condolences are welcome at  www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Evelyn Faltus

Evelyn Faltus

Evelyn died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Lake Mills Care Center.

Evelyn Rose Brabec Faltus was born Jan. 21, 1920, in Myrtle, the daughter of Ignatz and Rose (Krikava) Brabec. She attended and graduated from Albert Lea High School in 1938.

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On May 6, 1939, she was united in marriage to Frank Faltus at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. Evelyn worked at Sperry-Hutchinson Green Stamp Store in Albert Lea and also as a homemaker. She was a member of Asbury Methodist Church in Lake Mills and active in the church circles. Evelyn was secretary for the Iowa Care Review for the Lake Mills Care Center and a member of the Western Fraternal Lodge No. 44, where she was president at one time. She enjoyed reading, loved to travel — having visited every country in the world — Evelyn had a great love for animals and spending time on the farm.

Evelyn is survived by her daughter, Rose Marie E. Coffman; and grandchildren Thomas Coffman and JoEllen Coffman. Evelyn has many nieces and nephews who were very important to her throughout her life.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Frank Faltus; brothers Edward (Annie) Brabec, Joseph (Gladys) Brabec and Milo (Henrietta) Brabec; and daughter, Donna Rae Faltus.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the Bohemian Hall (ZCBJ).