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Evelyn Witzel

October 4, 1924 — February 21, 2023

Formerly of Langdon, ND

UPDATE: EVELYN WITZEL'S FUNERAL HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE BROOKS FUNERAL HOME IN LANGDON.

Evelyn Witzel, 98, formerly of Langdon, ND, passed away February 21, 2023, in Mesa, AZ.

Evelyn Emma Mutcher was born October 4, 1924, to August and Magdalene (Heminger) Mutcher. She graduated from Mowbray school with an 8th grade education. Evelyn helped her parents with the farming and usual household chores and learning many talents. She worked helping older people in their houses and also helped families care for their children and cook during harvest season. She has a great learning experience when she worked as a nurses’ aide for the Sisters of Mercy at the Langdon Hospital in the maternity ward and making surgical packs.

Evelyn met the love of her life in 1942 at a dance in the Valley Hall in Canada. Myron Witzel and Evelyn were united in marriage on October 1, 1944, at the Presbyterian Church in Langdon. They purchased the farm from Evelyn’s parents in 1945 and farmed until 1988. They purchased a home in Langdon and moved into town in 1980. They spent the winters in Mesa, AZ, from 1994 to 2012 when Myron passed away. Evelyn then moved to Mesa permanently.

Evelyn is survived by son Wayne Witzel; four grandchildren: Steven Witzel, Tod & Scott Witzel, Colette Pederson Witzel; two great-grandchildren: Brady Pederson & Bryn Witzel; and sister Violet. She was preceded in death by parents August & Lena Mutcher, husband Myron, son Darrell Witzel, brothers Emil & Ernie Mutcher, sisters-in-law Delphina Zarn Mutcher & Bernice Bueta Mutcher, and two infant brothers.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 26, 2023, at United Lutheran Church in Langdon, ND. Burial will be at Lebanon Cemetery, Langdon.  UPDATE: EVELYN WITZEL'S FUNERAL HAS BEEN MOVED TO BROOKS FUNERAL HOME IN LANGDON.

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