Evelyn “Evie” M. Primmer

Mar 5, 2019
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A celebration of life gathering will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Eagles Club in Cedar Falls.




Memorials may be directed to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in memory of Evie’s granddaughter, Amanda Cozad.


Evelyn “Evie” M. Primmer, 81, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at MercyOne Medical Center in Waterloo.

She was born December 4, 1937 in rural Fairbank, the daughter of Thomas and Josephine Buehner Levendusky. She was a housekeeper at the Western Home in Cedar Falls for many years, retiring in 1999.

Evie attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waterloo.

She is survived by a son, Marty (Yvonne Ellefson) Balvanz of Hawkeye; four daughters, Virginia (Kurt) Krull of Cedar Falls, Cherie (AJ) Vetter of Sandy Valley, NV, Pamela Piccolo of Scottsdale, AZ, and Barbara Cozad of Phoenix, AZ; 10 grandchildren, Michael (Roxanne) Balvanz, Kelsey & Kaylin Krull, John (Katie) Balvanz, Tim Balvanz, Angela (Dennis Kamp, Jr.) Balvanz, Joshua (Jill) Hinde, Matthew and Chad Piccolo, and Justin (Michelle) Cozad; 11 great-grandchildren, Kinsley, Lily, Keeley, Kendall, Harper, Emersyn, Brittney, Alexis, Finneran, Sage, and Iley; a brother, Richard “Dick” (Betty) Levendusky of Waterloo; and a special friend, Cindy Balvanz of Waterloo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Dorothy Dovali and Geraldine Martin; two brothers, Francis and Thomas Levendusky; and two grandchildren, Amanda Cozad and Christopher Balvanz.

Evie enjoyed outdoor activities, riding bikes and going on walks. She also enjoyed listening to music. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


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  1. Susan Barlow | Mar 08, 2019

    Go to the Lord!! You will be missed, now your suffering is over. Rest in peace!!! Love you so much!!!!!


  2. Bonnie | Mar 08, 2019

    Love and prayers for peace and healing to you all..

    Bonnie Parks

  3. sam olsen | Mar 07, 2019

    such a sweet lady.  She watched my family growing up across the street.  

    She will be missed. 

  4. Julie Nook | Mar 06, 2019

    Marty, Virginia, Cherie, Pam, Barb-

    May memories of your mom and the love of family surround you and give you strength in the days ahead.

    Frank and Julie Nook

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