Evelyn Mildred (Peterson) Rieger

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June 27, 1938 – April 20, 2019

Evelyn Mildred (Peterson) Rieger, 80, of Lemmon passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at the West River Medical Center in Hettinger, ND.

“Evie” Peterson was born June 27, 1938 in Lemmon, to George and Mildred (Peterson) Peterson of Morristown. She was baptized on May 11, 1940 at Wolf Butte Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bucyrus, ND and lived on the Peterson homestead near Gopher, until 1950, when the family moved to Lemmon and purchased the Hill Top Laundry.

Evelyn was confirmed on May 5, 1955 at Calvary Lutheran Church, Lemmon. After graduating from Lemmon High School in 1956 she was married to Robert “Bob” Rieger of Meadow, on September 7, 1956. Side-by-side they ranched and raised their family until moving to Lemmon in 1998.

She was a longtime member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, was active with Ladies Aid and assisted with many projects around the church.



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