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Evelyn M. Reding

May 16, 1926 - Jan. 25, 2008 REDWOOD FALLS -- Evelyn Marie Reding, 81, of Redwood Falls died Friday at her home. The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Catherine's Ca-tholic Church in Redwood Falls. Burial will be at St. Michael's Cat...

May 16, 1926 - Jan. 25, 2008

REDWOOD FALLS -- Evelyn Marie Reding, 81, of Redwood Falls died Friday at her home.

The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Catherine's Ca-tholic Church in Redwood Falls. Burial will be at St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery in Morgan.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at the Nelson-Martin Funeral Service in Redwood Falls and for one hour prior to the service at the church.

She was born May 16, 1926, in Three Lakes Township, Redwood County, to Frank and Catherine (Rothmeier) Tauer. She grew up on the Tauer family farm in Three Lakes Township and received her education in a nearby country school.

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She married Richard Reding on Feb. 4, 1948, in Morgan. They settled on a farm in rural Morgan. Richard died in 1967. In 1971, she moved into Redwood Falls. She graduated from nurses aide training in 1968 and worked in that occupation for 25 years at the Redwood Area Hospital. She retired in 1992.

She was a member of St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Redwood Falls, where she volunteered with perpetual care and hospitality services. She also volunteered at the Redwood Area Community Center and at the Redwood Senior Center.

She is survived by her children: Kenneth Reding of Howard Lake, Theresa (and Doug) Sandeen of Glenwood, Patricia Simondet of Hutchinson, Gerald Reding of Willmar, Marie (and Dan) Ireland of Mankato, Dennis (and Patricia) Reding of St. Paul Park, Randal Reding of Plymouth, and Jean (and Mark) Reding of Castle Rock, Colo.; 16 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a brother: Leo (and Mildred) Tauer of Sleepy Eye.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a brother, and her son, Chuck.

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