Evelyn Louise Stone

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Evelyn Louise Stone, 96, of Benson, Minn., died Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Meadow Lane Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.


Visitation will be on Monday, August 12, 2019 at Assembly of God Church in Benson at 12:00 p.m., followed by the Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be in the Benson City Cemetery. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Rice Hospice and Special Olympics. Arrangements are with Zniewski Funeral Home. www.zniewskifuneralhome.com


Evelyn Louise Stone, 96, of Benson, Minn., passed away Tuesday evening, August 6, 2019 at Meadow Lane Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Benson.


Evelyn Louise Stone was born on October 13, 1922 in Benson, Minnesota to Commodore Jr. Smith and Anna Edith (Cooley) Smith. She was confirmed June of 1942 by Rev. Richard Johnson and baptized on August 23, 1981 by Pastor Dale Paulsen in Benson, MN. She grew up in Swift County and the Six Mile Grove Township.  She attended grade school in Swift Co. District 41 and graduated from Benson High School in May 1940.


On June 12, 1942 Evelyn was united in marriage to Albin Emanuel Stone by Rev. Richard Johnson at Trinity Lutheran Church. They were blessed with 36 years of marriage. Evelyn worked as a dishwasher for 1 year in 1940 and was a waitress at Paris Café.  She was a Sunday School Superintendent for many years. Evelyn was a member of the Assembly of God Church. She was involved in the Women’s Ministries, ARC, and Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL). Evelyn enjoyed serving the Lord, gardening, bird watching, Bible study, early morning walks, writing club, and word finds. She loved her family dearly.


She was preceded in death by her husband Albin Stone, parents Commodore and Anna, daughter Marilyn, sisters Helen (Charles) Prusia, Alice (Alfred) Hagen, and Phyllis (Andrew) Stone, brother Milburn (Winifred) Smith, and son-in-law Kevin Lindstrom.


She is survived by her 2 sons: Lawrence (Ann) Stone, Woodland Park, CO, Michael (Georgene) Stone, Fargo, ND; 3 daughters: Valerie (Steven) Anderson, St. Cloud, MN, Toni Lindstrom, Benson, MN, and Rosanne Stone, Benson, MN; 4 grandchildren: Derrick (Christina) Lindstrom, Deidre (Kevin) King, Erica (Dale) Anderson, and Matthew (Danielle) Stone; and great-grandchildren: Elenora and Charles Lindstrom, Ellie King, and Benjamin and Natalie Anderson.


Blessed be her memory.


In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Rice Hospice and Special Olympics.


Please sign the guest book at www.zniewskifuneralhome.com

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