Evangeline Landaas, 1927-2018

Published 1:00 am Thursday, September 20, 2018

Funeral services for Evangeline A. Landaas, 91, formerly of Albert Lea, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Kent Machler will officiate. Interment will be at Woodland Hills Cemetery in Mankato. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home Saturday. Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com.

Evangeline Landaas

Vange died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City, Iowa.

Evangeline Anna Landaas was born May 7, 1927, in a log cabin in Sibley County near Henderson to John and Minnie (Mahnke) Bathen. She was baptized in Hamburg Lutheran Church near Hamburg and confirmed in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Vange was united in marriage to Ruben Hauert on April 29, 1944. Ruben died in 1978. Vange married Oscar Landaas in October 1979.

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She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Conger, where she was active in the circle. She loved bowling, fishing and hardanger embroidery. Vange was a drapery seamstress for Damon’s of Mason City and then self-employed for Wallace’s and Vi’s Drapery in Albert Lea. She was a member of the Auxiliaries of the Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Disabled American Veterans. She was also a member of TOPS Chapter 979, Twin Lakes Senior Citizens, Elks Club and Albert Lea Seniors.

Vange is survived by sons Robert (Brenda) Hauert and Thomas (Pam) Hauert, both of Mason City; daughters Connie (Irvin) Smith of Texas and Debra (Dave) Goebel of Montevideo; 11 grandchildren, Kathy (Bob) Moore, Kim (Scott) Borgerding, Kristie (Pawel) Tolpa, Bridgett Hauert, Ronald Hauert, Pauline (Bruce) Svare, Trenten (Christi) Hauert, Heather (Mike) Yezek, Amie (Paul) Kindsfater, Jeremy (Becca) Goebel and Christina (Josh) Oye; 18 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; sister, Betty Ann Eccles, of Mound; sister-in-law, Emily (Walter) Romberg, of Sleepy Eye; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Vange was preceded in death by her husbands Ruben Hauert and Oscar Landaas; parents John and Minnie; and brother, Ralph (Terry) Bathen.