Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Henry Ewers of Alexandria, Minn. and Deland, Fla. (formerly of Delano, Minn.) died Jan. 23, 2009, in Deland, Fla. He was 83. Mass of Christian Burial was at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at St. Peter Church in Delano, Minn. Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. with prayer service at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at Iten Funeral Home in Delano. Visitation continued from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, prior to the service at St. Peter Church. Henry Truman Ewers was born June 13, 1925, in Lansford, N.D., to Henry and Gladys Ewers. He married Martha Boss in 1945, then married Donna Eggersluss in 1970. Henry was preceded in death by his parents; daughters Janette and Therisa; stepson Gary Ewers; grandsons Mathew and Robert; brothers Kenneth, Loren, Lorenz, Robert, and Murray; sisters Luella, Lorraine, and Juanita. He is survived by his wife Donna, son Henry (and Kathie) Ewers of St. Cloud; daughters Rosalie Thompson of Alexandria, Martha (and Rod) Rasmusen of St. Cloud, Deborah (and Pete) Smude of Eagle Bend, Minn., and Becky (and Michael) Lea of Pillager, Minn; 28 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.