Evangeline M. Kleingartner, 74, Jamestown, ND died early Wednesday morning June 12, 2013 at the Jamestown Regional Medical Center in Jamestown, ND.
Evangeline Schweigert was born March 11, 1939 at Java, SD, the daughter of Lukas Schweigert and Emma (Seidel) Schweigert. In 1942 she moved with her parents to the Kulm, ND area and in 1947 moved to Fredonia. She received her elementary education in the Fredonia Public School.
She and Walter Kleingartner were married November 23, 1954 in Fredonia, ND. They made their home NW of Fredonia where they farmed. In 1994 they moved into Fredonia and in August of 2006 they moved to Jamestown, ND. Walter passed away November 20, 2006.
She was a member of the Nazareth Congregational Church in Fredonia. She was very active in the Fredonia Senior Center, enjoyed doing crafts, embroidering, collecting elephants, gardening and flowers. She especially enjoyed her children and grandchildren.
Surviving are her 3 sons, Douglas (Sue) Kleingartner, Fargo, ND, Russell (Kim) Kleingartner, Jamestown, ND, Michael (Jenny) Kleingartner, Gwinner, ND, 3 daughters, Carol (Dave) Stringer, Ft. Collins, CO, Patty (Monte) Williams, New Rockford, ND, Karen(Bryan) Batsch, Gackle, ND, 14 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 1 brothers, 1 sister and 1 sister-in-law Gordon (Adeline) Schweigert, Hutchinson, KS, Eyvone Freyholtz, Fargo, ND, Charlotte Schweigert, Enderlin, ND.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and 2 brothers Marlyn and Darrel, 1 daughter in infancy.
Funeral Service will be at 11:00 AM Monday June 17, 2013 in the Haut Funeral Chapel in Jamestown, ND with Rev. Bernie Jasken, officiating.
Interment will be made in the Congregational Cemetery at Fredonia, ND.
Visitation: 1-5 Saturday, 1-7 Sunday and 1 hour before service on Monday at the funeral home.