OBITUARY

Evelyn F Klipstine

August 2, 1926January 9, 2021

Evelyn Fae Klipstine, age 94 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 12:55 PM Saturday January 9, 2021 at the Brethren Retirement Community of Greenville. Evelyn was born August 2, 1926 in Darke County and the daughter of the late Samuel A. and Olive (Cassel) Overholser.

She retired in 1995 from Eikenberry’s IGA where she had been employed for some 40 years as Manager of the Deli Department. Evelyn was a member of the EUM Church, Past President of the EUM Women’s Group of the church, a graduate of Gettysburg High School and a member of the Greenville VFW and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Richard E. Klipstine in 1984. They were married in 1946. Also her brothers Doyle Overholser of Union City, Indiana and Sylvan Overholser of Englewood, Ohio

Evelyn is survived by her children Sandy Klipstine of Greenville and Dr. Thomas R. Klipstine of Kissimmee, Florida; grandchildren and spouses Justin (September) Grubb of Covington, Ohio and Scott (Alycia) Klipstine of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania; great grandchildren Elijah, Eva and Elyse Klipstine as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday January 14, 2021 in the Gettysburg Cemetery Gettysburg, Ohio with Pastor Sylvia McKibben officiating.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Hospice of Darke County.

Funeral arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

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Jana Deeter

January 12, 2021

I will always remember Evelyn as the neighbor I would see walking down Meadowlane. We shared many conversations on the warm afternoons. We would talk about her dad Sam who did not live too far from where I lived on Etter Rd. Of course we connected also because we attended Gettysburg school.. different years but still considered our Alma Mater. When Evelyn discovered I lived in an old school house, she gave me a couple of photos of the home when an auction occurred there after the passing of Simon Martin. That is one gift I will always treasure along with her friendship and the fact I could call her a good neighbor too!

Virginia Lyonsa

January 12, 2021

Sandy and Tom, it saddens me to hear the passing of your Mother. I have fond memories of growing up next to you guys on Washington Ave. Your mom was always Aunt Evelyn to me, even though I was no longer a member of the family. Your Mom had such a beautiful laugh and to this day, I can still hear it. You both have my heart felt sympathy and will be in my prayers. Your "old" neighbor Ginger King Lyons.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY