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Evelyn  Ostrander
Evelyn Ostrander

November 15, 1931 - September 11, 2018
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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Evelyn Irene Ostrander, 86, formally of Madrid, passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at Fountain West in West Des Moines, IA. Services will be held 1:30 PM Friday, September 14, 2018, at St. Paul's United Church Of Christ - Madrid. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Madrid, Iowa.

Evelyn was born November 15, 1931, in Boone, IA, to Earl and Edith (Nelson) Howe. She grew up one of eight brothers and sisters, on a farm near Williams, Iowa where she attended school and graduated.

Evelyn made her home in Des Moines before moving her family to Madrid in 1962. She worked various jobs, but most of her life was spent being a homemaker and doing volunteer work for many clubs and organization within Madrid earning her Volunteer of the Year for 2005. When she wasn’t volunteering she enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening and quilting. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ and a former member Order of Eastern Star.

Evelyn is survived by her three sons, Gary Ostrander of Venice, FL, Marvin (Kimalee) Ostrander of Madrid, IA, Bruce (Denice) Ostrander of Johnston, IA; Three daughters, Lois Dale of Fairfield,IL, Carol (Ronny) Darling of Newark, OH, Jo (John) Webster of Perry, IA; two brothers, Wayne Howe and Merlen Howe both of TX; several grand children and great grand children. She was preceded in death by her brothers, George Howe, Lee Howe, Paul Howe, and Orville Howe, sister, Virginia Strauser, parents, husband, Russell Ostrander, son, Larry Clark and daughter, Phyllis Smith.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Friday, September 14, 2018, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Madrid where services will begin at 1:30 p.m., burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Madrid. Friends may also register from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Madrid.

Contributions may be made to the Unity Point Hospice and Greater Love in Madrid. Online condolences will be welcomed at www.ilescares.com.



ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES ~ SUNDBERG/KIRKPATRICK CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Sundberg - Kirkpatrick
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Visitation
St. Paul's United Church of Christ
115 S. Cedar
Madrid, IA US 50156
Friday, September 14, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Service
St. Paul's United Church of Christ
115 S. Cedar
Madrid, IA US 50156
Friday, September 14, 2018
1:30 PM

Charities

Unity Point Hospice
11333 Aurora Avenue
Urbandale, IA 50322, IA 50322
Greater Love Ministries
613 West 1st Street
Madrid, IA 50156
Charity in Madrid, Iowa