Evelyn L. Tiegs


Evelyn L. Tiegs, age 81 of Henderson, died Monday, December 17, 2018 at her
son’s home in Montgomery. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday,
December 21 at Centennial Lutheran Church in Henderson with Pastor Frederick
Hinz officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, December 20 at
the church, and will continue Friday morning one hour prior to service time.
Interment will be in Brown Cemetery, Henderson.
Evelyn was born on December 7, 1937 to Ernest and Regina (Brockoff) Buck in
Green Isle. She married Monroe Tiegs on July 17, 1954 at St. Paul’s Lutheran
Church in Green Isle. She worked for the St. Peter State Hospital as an LPN. She
later worked in the kitchen for the Henderson public school. In 1965 she and her
husband started the M&E Parade Float Rentals, where she worked up until the end
of this year’s parade season. Evelyn enjoyed floral gardening, embroidering, and
reading biographies. She also enjoyed her collection of knick-knacks that
decorated her home. Above all else, Evelyn cherished the moments spent with her
children and grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Diane (Bob Tjostelson) Tiegs of Coon Rapids,
Duane (Mary) Tiegs of Henderson, Donna (Dave) Ricks of Northfield, and David
(Kristin) Tiegs of Montgomery; grandchildren, Adam (Jeet) Poole, Sarah (Jason)
Thompson, Andrew (Jane) Poole, Lisa (Curt) Peterson, Michael (fiancée, Sarah
Owen) Tiegs, and Karissa Ricks; great-grandchildren, Caleb, Kaitlyn, and Gabriel
Thompson, Nora, Lucy, and Asha Poole, and Andrew, Mitchell, and Kinsley
Tiegs; seven siblings; and many other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Monroe in 2015; and two

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