December 11, 1940 ~ December 24, 2022

Born in: Java, SD
Resided in: Fargo, ND

Eyvone’s prayer service and funeral service will be livestreamed below at 7 pm Friday and 10 am Saturday, respectively.

Eyvone Ruby Schweigert was born December 11, 1940, to Lukas and Emma (Seidel) Schweigert in Java, SD. In 1947 they moved to Fredonia, ND where she attended the Fredonia Public School. She completed school through the 8th grade. When she was 14, she left home to live with an aunt in SD where she worked in a laundry. She worked in the linen industry most of her life. She and her husband Les were longtime members of the Teamsters Union, VFW, and American Legion. She married Kermit Irion in 1958 and they had three children, Wanita, Bruce and Bill. In 1976 she married Lester Freyholtz. They enjoyed camping and fishing. They also enjoyed going to German music festivals and visiting relatives. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed painting ceramic garden gnomes along with other figures and arts & crafts projects. She had two dogs Daisy and Sammy who kept her company after her husband Lester passed away in 2006. She loved dogs and had many different dogs throughout her life.
 
Eyvone is survived by her three children, Wanita (Dave) Gilbert, Moorhead, Mn, Bruce Irion, Fargo, ND, Bill (Stacey) Irion, Fargo, ND. Two stepchildren Larry (Brenda) Freyholtz, Fargo, ND and Joanne (Arden) Lemley, West Fargo, ND. Her grandchildren, Jackie (Brandon) Schmidt, Jenny (Jared) Kvale, and Jessica (Jason) Schreiber; great grandchildren, Andrea (Lane) Bohlmann, Joann Schreiber, Abigail, Lucas, Lauren and Madison Schmidt, Trent and James Kvale; and one great-great grandchild, Houston Bohlmann. And her sister-in-law Charlette Schweigert.
 
She was proceeded in death by her parents, Lukas Schweigert, Emma (Seidel) Schweigert, Otillia “Tilly” (Presler) Retzer), her husband Lester Freyholtz. Her siblings Darrel L. Schweigert, Evangeline M. (Schweigert) Kleingartner, Gordon D. Schweigert and Marlin G. Schweigert. And numerous in-laws.

Services

Visitation: January 13, 2023 @ 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Plymouth Congregational Church, Fargo
901 Broadway N Fargo
ND 58102

Prayer Service: January 13, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

Plymouth Congregational Church, Fargo
901 Broadway N Fargo
ND 58102

Visitation: January 14, 2023 @ 9:00 - 10:00 am

Plymouth Congregational Church, Fargo
901 Broadway N Fargo
ND 58102

Funeral: January 14, 2023 @ 10:00 am

Plymouth Congregational Church, Fargo
901 Broadway N Fargo
ND 58102

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