Evelyn Ann Cedergren, age 98, of New Hope, formerly of Delano, died peacefully Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008 surrounded by her family.
She was born Dec. 18, 1909, to Elsie (Zinn) Glockner and Joseph Glockner.
Evelyn graduated from North High School in 1928.
In 1937, she and Robert Cedergren were married, and she lived most of her married life in Delano.
Evelyn was a past president of the Delano American Legion Auxiliary and a member of St. Therese Auxiliary.
She lived life to the fullest and always was comforted by her faith in God.
Evelyn is survived by her children, Janet Gilbertson, Barbara (David) Piculell, Margaret (Will) Vaughan and Patricia Cedergren; daughter-in-law Henrietta Cedergren; grandchildren Eric and Nellie Cedergren, Kevin Gilbertson, Keri (Scott) Krumm, Amy (Mark) Gunter and Jill (Mark) Butler; and great-grandchildren Chelsea Gilbertson, Dalton and Austin Gilbertson, Alexa and Andrea Krumm, and Matthew Gunter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert B. Cedergren; son, Robert J. Cedergren; and son-in-law Larry Gilbertson.
The funeral service was Wednesday, Oct. 15 at the Parish Community of St. Joseph in New Hope, with interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Memorials to St. Therese Foundation, 8000 Bass Lake Rd., New Hope are preferred.