Evelyn F. Browning

evelyn browning
Evelyn F. Browning, age 64, of New Hampton, IA died Sunday, April 10, 2011 at New Hampton Care Center. Evelyn Frieda Browning was born on March 7, 1947 to Harry and Frieda (Wickman) Buhre in New Hampton. She graduated from New Hampton High School in 1965. Evelyn learned to dance at the Arthur Murray Dance School in Waterloo and later became an instructor for Arthur Murray Dance Studios in Waterloo, Des Moines, and Lincoln, NB. On June 17, 1973, Evelyn was united in marriage to Darrel Browning at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton. After their marriage Evelyn continued her career as a dance instructor for Graceland Dance Studio in Des Moines. In 1977 the couple moved to New Hampton where she was employed at Tri Mark and later sold Avon. Evelyn enjoyed shopping, collecting, dancing and farming. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Evelyn is survived by her loving husband, Darrel of New Hampton; her brother, Harry Buhre and his friend, Sandra Oldenburger of New Hampton; her mother-in-law, Louise Browning of Boone, IA; and her nieces, Christine (Steve) Butler of Oregon, Angela Harper of Williams, IA and Michelle Roby of Boone, IA. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister-in-law, Karolyn Roby. Cemetery: Burial will follow in New Hampton Cemetery at New Hampton. Visitation: Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 pm on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in New Hampton, and will continue at the church one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Service: Funeral services for Evelyn will be 10:30 am Thursday, April 14, 2011 at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton, IA with Rev. Kevin Frey officiating.

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  1. Hard for me to think that Cancer can take a persons life so fast. There comes less suffering to them when it does.
    My heart goes out to the family during this time of grief. Evelyn was a beautiful person inside and out.

  2. Harry, I extend my sympathy to you on the loss of your sister. It was only a couple of weeks ago that we were visiting about how she was doing. May your good memories help you in the difficult days ahead.

  3. My freind my sister my heart will always carry you with me. I will always rember our time as freinds and how close we became .All though my heart is heavy i know you will be in gods hands. I love and miss you already . We here on earth will always be better for having know you .Your smile ,your honesty, Your careing for others .Thank you sister for being my friend . God bless you and your family I love you. lisa

  4. Darrel and Harry, You don’ t know me but I knew Evelyn for many years. I use to do her hair years ago and bought lot of avon from Evelyn. Always enjoyed visiting with her and whenever we would see each other we would always get the worlds problems solved. She will be missed by not only you but all who knew her. My prayers are with you and her at this time.

  5. I didn’t make it to Evelyn’s visitation yesterday, but I did want to extend to you my sympathy for your loss. My memories of Evelyn go all the way back to high school. We didn’t run into each other often, but whenever we did, she was just the nicest person to be around, always pleasant and smiling. She will be missed.

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