Evelyn Reuter, 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids from complications of diabetes.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Monticello, with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello where there will be a parish Rosary at 4. Friends may call at the church after 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church or the Monticello Food Pantry.
Surviving her are four children, Karla (Dan) McMurrin, Alburnett, James (Jackie) Reuter and Tom (Teresa) Reuter, both of Monticello, and Jerry (Barb) Reuter, Omaha; 10 grandchildren, Deanna (Blake) Frericks, Marion, Kevin McMurrin, Alburnett, Jennifer Reuter, Cedar Rapids, Jeremy, A.J., Michael, Mason and Zachary Reuter, all of Monticello, Jasmine Reuter, Cedar Rapids, and Colin Reuter, Omaha; six great-grandchildren, Riece, Madison and Alex Frericks of Marion, Riley, Brenden and Liam Reuter, Monticello; her sister, Alice Murphy, Minneapolis; two brothers, Ray (Janice) Larkin, El Paso, Texas, and Herbert (Patsy) Larkin, Waukon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roy, in 2010; three sisters, Marion Ryan, Frances Gallagher and Eleanor Ryan; and three brothers, John, Charles and Clem Larkin.
Evelyn Louise Larkin was born Aug. 10, 1932, in Waukon, Iowa. She was the daughter of John and Miranda Link, Larkin. Evelyn graduated from St. Patrick's Catholic School in Waukon in 1950. She worked at the Monticello State Bank and Prudential Life Insurance Co. in Cedar Rapids. Evelyn Larkin and Roy Reuter were married June 30, 1956, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The couple lived in the Monticello area and farmed on the Jones-Delaware Road. They retired from farming in 1990.
Evelyn was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where she helped with the funeral lunches. She also volunteered at the Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, the Food Pantry in Monticello and the Monticello Senior Dining Program.