Evangeline Caverly

evangeline caverly
Evangeline passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Sanford Hospital Palliative Care Unit in Fargo, at the age of 97, surrounded by her loving family, of natural causes. Evangeline Burkhartsmeier was born on July 7, 1921 in Rugby, ND, the daughter of Meikal and Magdaline (Volk) Burkhartsmeier. She grew up in this area and received her education. She later attended Minot State University. Evangeline was united to marriage to Leonard Caverly and they made their home in Fargo where they raised their family. Leonard passed away in 1977. Evangeline is survived by her children – James Caverly of Fargo; Robert Caverly of Plymouth, MN; Michael Caverly of Minneapolis, MN; and Kathleen (Bruce) Westbrook of Apple Valley, MN; four grandchildren – Kashane, Christopher, Sarah, and Sean; and beloved great-grandchildren - Emerson, Rhett, Hayden, Christian, and Cashlee. Evangeline was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leonard; her son, Thomas Caverly; her grandson, Curtis; and all of her siblings – Margaret Schwartzenberger, Magdaline Marlow, George Burkhartsmeier, Wallie Schwartzenberger, Jennie Kuntz, Tony Burkhartsmeier, Leo Burkhartsmeier, Mike Burkhartsmeier, Chris Burkhartsmeier, and infant brother Nick Burkhartsmeier. VISITATION: 5-7 PM Friday, February 22, 2019 at Church of the Holy Spirit – and also one hour prior to the service in the church on Saturday (1420 7th Street North – Fargo) PRAYER SERVICE: 7 PM Friday at the church FUNERAL MASS: 11 AM Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Church of the Holy Spirit BURIAL: at a later date at Holy Cross North Cemetery in Fargo Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center. To sign the online guest book, please visit our website at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com

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  1. To Jim and family. Condolences on your loss. Your mom was a spectacular lady in every respect. Her stamina, positive attitude, and dignified presence made me admire her. I enjoyed asking about her life growing up and as a young woman. I doubt she would have ever talked about herself unless asked because she was a modest person. But her stories were always interesting and filled with colorful history. I know she will be missed.

  2. Kathy, Sean, Sarah, & Family, so sorry for your loss. Praying Gods comfort on you all. Love you all.


  3. For Kathy, Bruce, Sean, Sarah and family,
    Sending healing prayers to bring you comfort and peace.
    Love, Lin and Steve Buchanan/Espinoza

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