Evelyn L. Arensdorf, 77, of Maquoketa, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday morning, April 3, 2018, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.
A celebration of Evelyn's life will be held at 11 A.M., Friday, April 6, 2018, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 9:30 A.M. Burial will be at the Mount Hope Cemetery, Maquoketa, Iowa.
Evelyn Leona Kinyon was born on June 1, 1940 in Maquoketa, Iowa, to Vernon and Mabel (Clark) Kinyon. She was a graduate of Maquoketa High School. She married James Sylvester Arensdorf on August 31, 1957 in Maquoketa, Iowa. To this union three children were born, Renee, Dawn and James.
Evelyn first worked at Clinton Engines in Maquoketa for a short time, then Maquoketa Care Center, and lastly as a childcare provider at Sunshine Daycare in Maquoketa for over 20 years.
Evelyn enjoyed flowers, Sunday drives, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and playing "Words With Friends" on the computer with family.
Those left to honor her memory include her husband James Arensdorf of Maquoketa, IA; children, Renee (Gordon) Waite of Chandler, AZ, Dawn (Tom) Christiansen of Copperas Cove, TX, and James (Suzanne) Arensdorf of Cypress, TX; 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, a grandson Derek Arensdorf, and a brother Lloyd Kinyon.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, an Evelyn L. Arensdorf memorial fund has been established.
Online Condolences may be left at www.carsonandson.com.
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Kayla & Family,
Very sorry to hear about your grandma. They are irreplaceable. Prayers to your family at this time.
Renee, your Mom was always the sweetest. She left a kind note on many of my Facebook pictures and played a mean Words With Friends, too!
Jim and family - I was so sorry to hear of your loss and you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Evelyn was such a sweet, sweet person. I enjoyed visiting with her so much when we met by chance, sharing fb postings and playing "Words with Friends" with her when we could. Will miss her. God Bless.
So sorry for your loss. We liked Evelyn. She was a very nice neighbor. We know she will be missed very much. Roberta and David Rosheim
Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. Evelyn was a great worker at Sunshine and I also shared many talks about our kids when they were growing up and going to school.
Sorry for your loss
Enjoyed working with Evelyn at Sunshine. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Harlan and Doris Hazer, Chandler, AZ.
I worked at Maq Care with Evelyn many years ago, she was one of the sweetest people I knew. My sympathy to her entire family.
Kayla and family,
I am so sorry to hear of Evelyn's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all!!
Jim and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time.
I'm so sorry for your loss. Our parents (Ted and Anne Miller) and us girls knew the family. Malise and I played with Renee and Dawn. I remember Evelyn as a kind woman.
Miss Evelyn was one of the first to welcome us to Maquoketa! She loved Mia and Dylan at Sunshine and introduced us to our first babysitter--Kayla. Praying for peace and comfort--we will see her again one day.
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