Carroll J. Evers


Carroll John Evers died unexpectedly at Mayo Clinic St. Mary’s Campus on January 10, 2024 in Rochester, Minnesota at the age of 83.

Carroll was born on November 10, 1940 to John and Ethel (Lentz) Evers on their family farm and lived there all of his life. He attended St. John’s Lutheran Elementary School and graduated from Wykoff High School in 1959.

In 1959, he joined the Army and was stationed at Sandia Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico. On July 9, 1960 he married Carolyn (Schulz) Evers. They were married for 63 wonderful years filled with Carroll’s favorite response of, “Yes Dear!”

He enjoyed dancing and listening to old time polka music, watching the Molly B. Polka Show and in later years’ square dancing. He enjoyed many bus trips across the United States and several fishing trips to Canada.

Carroll received his private pilot’s license in 1976. The longest flying trip he took was to Livingston, Montana. For many years, he was an avid no-till farmer and spokesman. He was also a Fillmore Township patrol operator.

Carroll is survived by his wife, Carolyn; son, Carl (Judy) Evers; grandchildren, Kelcey (Ilya) Leontovich, and Eric Evers (Kayla Vandewalker); great grandchildren Olivia and Luka Leontovich, and Emelia Evers. He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter Carla Evers, five sisters Lucy, Dorothy, Anita, Audrey and Phyllis, and three brothers Donald, Darrell, and Victor.

As per Carroll’s request, no funeral or memorial service will be held. Burial will be at the Preston Veterans Memorial Cemetery at a later date.

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4 thoughts on “Carroll J. Evers

  1. I have such good memories of Carroll! He was always so happy and eager to have a conversation!
    Rest in peace dear Man!!!

  2. Carolyn & Carl and Family,
    I am so sad to here Carroll has passed away. I have such fond memories of Carroll always cheering me on when playing basketball & Volleyball. He was always there with that smile and positive attitude (loved his laugh). Carolyn & Carroll had a big impact on my life being positive and always supported me.
    God has gained an angel, I am sure Carla wa waiting with open arms. Carroll will be missed.
    With Deepest Sympathy,
    Ev Smith (Leitz)

  3. So very sorry to hear of your loss! Carroll was so “full of fun”! So many memories and stories!!
    Carolyn, Carl and all of you I send hugs! Will always remember Carroll’s gems and sayings!! He left an impression for sure!!!!

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