Evan Douglas Harrenstein
2013 - 2021

Evan Douglas Harrenstein

August 17, 2013-February 19, 2021

Evan Douglas Harrenstein, 7, of North Mankato, was ushered from this life to the next by his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on February 19th, 2021. Evan died at home surrounded by his family from complications of Leigh syndrome. Those who met Evan came to know a brave little warrior who shared joy, sweetness, and strength beyond measure.

Evan most enjoyed being held by his Mother, hearing his Father's voice, receiving their bear hugs, and having his hair ruffled. He cherished time with his best friend and big sister Nora who loved taking Evan for wagon and stroller rides. Evan was a caring big brother to his younger siblings, John and Hattie, who loved crawling over and playing with him on his big floor pillow.

He is survived by his parents, John and Angelyn Harrenstein; sisters Nora and Hattie; and a brother John of North Mankato. He is also survived by Grandparents Douglas and Dorothy Harrenstein of Clear Lake, Iowa; Mark Gargano and Tammy Ireland of Fort Dodge, Iowa; Great Grandfather LeRoy Husske; many Uncles, Aunts, Cousins, and friends.

Visitation will be at the Northview – North Mankato Mortuary from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24th. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 25th at River Ridge Evangelical Free Church in North Mankato. Reverend David Upchurch will officiate the service with Reverend Ronald Weller assisting. Internment will be held at the Clear Lake, Iowa, Municipal Cemetery following the service.

Memorials may be directed to the family, the Ronald McDonald House Upper Midwest, or the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation.

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Published by Globe Gazette on Feb. 23, 2021.
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Thinking of the whole family during this difficult time. Please let your friends back in Kansas know if we can do anything for you.
Sarah Plinsky
February 24, 2021
John and Family: I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know I may praying for your family. I wish you strength, and many beautiful memories of Evan. He was blessed to have such a wonderful family. God bless.
Robin Crabtree
February 24, 2021
Dear John and family, It is with great sadness that I read about the passing of your precious Evan. Loss of any family member is always heartbreaking, but to lose one so young is especially so. I pray that you feel God holding you tight as you travel this road and remember that you have friends and family who are there to help ease the aches and yes, share the wonderful memories of Evan. Blessings to you all. Mrs. Schumacher
Beth Ann Schumacher
February 24, 2021
We were so sorry to hear of the passing of sweet Evan! You have been amazing parents to Evan! We pray for peace and strength and comfort for you and your family as you face this difficult time! Your faith will carry you through! God is good and he will wrap his arms around you. Please know that we care!
Dave and Polly Suntken
February 23, 2021