Evelyn Rose (Orr) Meitl

Evelyn Rose (Orr) Meitl

Evelyn Rose Meitl, 96, of Oberlin, went to be with the Lord on October 10, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born in Rural Decatur County on October 9, 1923 to Arthur A. and Florence E. (Spiers) Orr. She was one of four children. Evelyn attended Elementary School at the District 23 Rural School and High School at Oberlin High School and Canton High School in Canton, Illinois. On November 23, 1943, Evelyn married Bernard J. Meitl at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Leoville, Kansas. They were blessed with a family of eleven children. After Ben and Evelyn were married, they made their home on a farm northwest of Dresden until moving to the Meitl homeplace. She moved to Leoville and then Oberlin, Kansas where she has made her home for many years. Evelyn ran the grocery store in Leoville, Kansas from 1971-1972 and was part owner of the Dresden Thrift Shop. She would say her occupation was homemaker. She was a wonderful, loving mother and grandmother who helped on the farm and raised her family. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Leoville and Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Oberlin, Sacred Heart Alter Society, Dresden Guild, and the American Legion Auxiliary of Dresden. Evelyn worked hard keeping her home and volunteering at church, and where she was needed. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, doing family genealogy, playing cards, puzzles, and watching TV game shows. Her garden provided many good meals for her family. She liked to do quilting. She enjoyed family history and spent hours doing genealogy searches. Most of all her priority was her family. She enjoyed spending time with family and loved them dearly. Evelyn is survived by her sons, David Meitl (Janet) of Dresden, Kansas, Ed Meitl (Janet) of Dresden, Kansas, Dan Meitl (Megan) of Oberlin, Kansas, Alvin Meitl (Karma) of Salina, Kansas; daughters, Pauletta Bieker (Gene) of Oberlin, Kansas, Patty Gray (Ron) of Wichita, Kansas, Betty McDowell PhD of Prattville, Alabama, Rose Chancellor of Gastonia, North Carolina, and Mary Cressler (Russell) of Jennings, Kansas; grandchildren , fifty-two; great-grandchildren, eighty-five; great-great grandchildren, twenty-three; and great-great-great grandchild, one; God-children, twelve; and many extended family members. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard (Ben) J. Meitl; parents, Arthur & Florence Orr; son, Larry Paul Meitl; daughter, Donna M. Boswell; brothers, Loyde R. Orr and Roy E. Orr; sister, Erlene Schroer; grandsons, Mickeal Quakenbush and infant grandson; three great-grandchildren, Blade Bieker ,Christina Quakenbush, and Aaron Phillips; sons-in-law, Tim Kinser, Robert Boswell, Tony Bieker, and Ken Chancellor; and daughter-in-law, Naomi Meitl. A Mass of Christian Burial is planned for Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Leoville, Kansas, at 10:30 A.M. with Father Carlos presiding. Interment will follow the service in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Leoville. Visitation will be Monday, October 14, 2019, at Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin, Kansas from 11:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M. with family receiving friends from 5:30 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. A Vigil service will be held on Monday, October14, 2019, Pauls Funeral Home-Oberlin at 7:00 P.M. The family suggests memorials to the Evelyn Meitl Memorial Fund or to Masses and may be sent in care of Pauls Funeral Home, 121 N. Penn Ave, Oberlin, Kansas 67749. Online condolences may be left at www.Paulsfh.com Evelyn lived a very fulfilled life. She will be missed. She will be in our memories forever and in our hearts. Remember Evelyn with love and joy.
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Evelyn Rose Meitl, 96, of Oberlin, went to be with the Lord on October 10, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born in Rural Decatur County on October 9, 1923 to Arthur A. and Florence E. (Spiers) Orr. She was one of four children. Evelyn attended Elementary School at the District 23 Rural School and High School at Oberlin High School and Canton High School in Canton, Illinois. On November 23, 1943, Evelyn married Bernard J. Meitl at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Leov...

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Family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7:00 P.M. A Vigil Service and Rosary will be held at 7:00 P.M. all at the Pauls Funeral Home-Oberlin on Monday, October 14, 2019
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