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Evelyne Anna (Kral) Anderson
Evelyne Anna (Kral) Anderson, age 92, of Stromsburg, Nebraska, passed away July 17, 2018 at the Midwest Covenant Home in Stromsburg.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 20, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Salem Lutheran Church in Stromsburg, Nebraska with Pastor Brenda Pfeifly officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Organist will be Sue Lehn. Congregational hymns will be "The Old Rugged Cross", "Amazing Grace", and "In The Garden." Pallbearers will be Guy Anderson, Joel Anderson, Chris Anderson, Jeff Stevens, Jessie Pliefke, Eliott Anderson. Honorary pallbearers will be Sara Anderson and Sarah Anderson. Interment will be in the Stromsburg Cemetery.
Evelyne was born September 23, 1925 at Daykin, Nebraska, the oldest of four girls to Albert and Agnes (Pecka) Kral. She graduated from Sargent High School in 1942.
On January 31, 1948 she was united in marriage to Gilbert Anderson in Crete, Nebraska. To this union four children were born, Dale, Shirley, Gary and Roger. They farmed west of Stromsburg, moving into town in 1976.
Besides being a farm wife, Evelyne worked for 38 years at the Midwest Covenant Home as an aide, helped Gilbert at the Stromsburg Cemetery for 16 years and recycled for many years. She enjoyed bowling, playing pitch, gardening, quilting and crossword puzzles.
In 2003 she was honored as Stromsburg's Super Swede at the Swedish Festival.
Evelyne was an active member of Salem Lutheran Church and the Friendly Families Extension Club. She was very proud of her Czech heritage.
Preceding her in death were an infant son, Dale in 1949; her husband Gilbert who passed away in 2004; sisters Dorothy Casteel and Lorraine Kral.
Survivors include daughter Shirley (Bill) Pliefke of Osceola, sons Gary (Maxine) of Lincoln and Roger (Karen) of Blue Hill; nine grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and many great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are her sister Mildred (Reynold) Hladky of Bee and brother-in-law Tom Casteel of Lincoln, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated later.
Dubas Funeral Home of Osceola and Stromsburg has been entrusted with arrangements. dubasfuneralhome.com