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Evangeline ‘Vangie’ Laumann, 97

Evangeline M. “Vangie” Laumann, age 97, of Watertown, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2019, at the Estates of Delano.

A Celebration of Life will take place Saturday, April 27 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the Hollywood Sports Complex in Hollywood Township. Private family inurnment will be in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Watertown.

Arrangements are with the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.

Evangeline was born Feb. 12, 1922, in Luxemburg, MN, to Michael and Mary (Karels) Ertl. The family moved to Mayer in 1934.

Vangie married Laurence Laumann May 20, 1941.

Vangie loved to crochet and give her works away. Her desire in life was to have everyone she touched have a thread of her life through her crocheting projects.

She spent winters in Texas later in life.

Vangie was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Watertown.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Laurence; parents; granddaughters Jessica Laumann and Katie Laumann; brother Romuald Ertl; sons-in-law Keith Braun, Lloyd Pratt, Robert Habisch and Pete Clark; and special friend Merle Cernohlavek.

Vangie is survived by her children: Loel (Connie) Laumann, Germaine Clark, Lynette (John) Maher, Gerald A. (Debra) Laumann, Geraldine (Erwin) Reihl, Rita (Jon) Hamann, Judy (Henry) Becker, Robert (Tracy) Laumann and Bonita (Kevin) Brabec; sister Elvera Hoops; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild, and other relatives and friends.

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