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Amstutz, Evelyn Jane

Evelyn Jane Amstutz, 88 years old, went home to be with her Lord Jesus on Thursday, May 26, 2022, when He reached out His hand to her, at Accord Care Community in Orrville.  She had lived at Accord since May of 2021.  Prior to that she enjoyed 20 plus years living at Orrvilla in Orrville.

Evelyn was born June 7, 1933 to the late Amos and Velma Amstutz at their farm home, near Kidron.  Her school days began in a one room school (Fountain) for 8 years, then Apple Creek School for 3 years.  For her senior year, she chose to attend and graduate from Hesston, KS Academy.
She held secretarial, cashier and store clerk jobs in CO, PA, IN and OH.
She accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord as a young person and was baptized at the Kidron Mennonite Church.  At the time of her death, she was a member of the Sonnenberg Mennonite Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters and brothers-in-law, Elaine (John) Boyer and Anna Jean (Clayton Gerber and Clayton Geiser).
She is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Gordon and Lorene Amstutz; nieces and nephews, Sharon and Gene Amstutz, Tom and Patty Geiser, Keith and Linda Geiser, Norm and Dalyn Geiser, Bill and Melissa Geiser, Anita and Ray Weaver, Les Geiser, Michele and Vern Sauder, Blaine Amstutz, David and Judy Boyer and J. Mark Boyer.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sonnenberg Mennonite Church (memo: Caring Fund), Box 226, Kidron, OH 44636.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 from 6-8:00 pm at the Sonnenberg Mennonite Church, 14367 Hackett Road, Apple Creek (near Kidron).  Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 11:00 am at the church.  Graveside services will be held prior at 10:00 am at the Kidron Mennonite Church Cemetery.

Spidell Funeral Home in Mount Eaton is handling the arrangements.


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