Shannon Evenson


Shannon EvensonShannon (Bodin) Evenson age 50 of rural Olivia, formerly of the Maynard/ Murdock area, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Olivia Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center while surrounded by her family, following an extended battle with cancer.  A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls.  In accordance with Shannon’s wishes, a private family service will be held.  Interment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Bechyn at a later date.  Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Shannon was born August 25, 1967 in Montevideo to Chester and Cheryl (Ashburn) Bodin.  She was baptized and confirmed at the Lutheran Church in Clara City.  Shannon graduated from Maynard High School in 1985.  She has lived in rural Olivia for the past 23 years, and has made her life buying, selling and collecting antiques.  Shannon was very creative in her decorating.  She enjoyed watching racing and riding Harley Davidson motorcycle.  Shannon loved spending time with her family, especially her children and grandchildren.

Shannon is survived by her significant other Gary Serbus of rural Olivia; parents Cheryl and Chester Bodin of Murdock; children: Lane (Nichole) Bodin of Clara City, Brandon Evenson of Spicer, Dakota Starbeck (special friend Daniel Landers) of Danube & Trevor Serbus (special friend Victoria Knutson) of Olivia; grandchildren: Keagan, Kamry, Layton, Kenden, Daniel, Krew & Maverick; siblings: Shawn (Kevin) Fernholz of De Graff, Chad (Melissa) Bodin of Clara City & Cari Cady of Murdock; and many other relatives and friends.  She is preceded in death by her grandparents: Raymond & Sophie Bodin and Robert & Jeanette Ashburn and her grandson Logan.


  1. Jerel-Terri Stenersen says

    Our deepest condolences to the family of Shannon Bodin Evenson
    May all of the good times carry you through this time of loss!
    God Bless!

  2. Shirley and Alan Marken says

    Our deepest condolences to the family of Shannon Bodin Evenson. May all your wonderful memories carry you through this difficult time. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

  3. Judy Dunn says

    So very sorry for your loss.

  4. Vickie Grow says

    My thoughts and Prayers are with u all. RIP Shannon. Ride high with the Angels my friend ?

  5. So sorry to hear of Shannon’s passing. Thoughts and prayers to her entire family.

  6. Di Varpness says

    We are shocked by the passing of Shannon…HUGS AND PRAYERS TO ALL….

  7. Thomas Walsh says

    It makes me sad to hear of Shannon’s death, but I will always smile when I recall some of our times while attending Maynard school as classmates. Wishing for strength and healing for the Bodin family. Tom Walsh, Ortonville, MN

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