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Evelyn M. Fentz

August 12, 1932 ~ August 17, 2017 (age 85)

Evelyn M. Fentz  85, longtime resident of Dillsboro passed away at the Knolls of Oxford in Oxford, Ohio where she made her home that last several years.  Evelyn was born Friday August 12, 1932 the daughter of Harry E. and Marguarette (Morgan) Liebrandt.  She was born in Philadelphia, Indiana and grew up in the Greenfield, Indiana area.  She married John “Jack” Fentz  August 7, 1953 and he preceded her in death May 6, 2012.

     Evelyn had worked in the Dillsboro Water Co, was the activities director at Dillsboro Manor, and later worked for DeVille’s Medical Supply.  She then went and got her brokers license and was involved in real estate and appraisal businesses in the area for several years.  She was an EMMAUS member and also enjoyed barber-shop singing.  She was a Sweet Adeline for over 40 years in Michigan, Illinois, and Cincinnati.  She was a member of the Dillsboro United Methodist Church where she was choir director for many years. She would lead the children in a parade playing her Sousaphone! This lady was about singing and music. Music was in her blood!  It was her life.

     Evelyn will be missed by children Vickie (Sam) Melson of  Liberty Township, Ohio; son, Tim Fentz of Dillsboro; Susie (Gardiner) McClain of Dillsboro; Jill (Dave) Russell of  Liberty, Indiana; sister Mary Nigh Liebrandt of Carthage, Indiana, 9 grandchildren, 1 great grand daughter, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

     Funeral services will be 11AM Saturday August 26, 2017 at the Dillsboro United Methodist Church, 10071 Front Street, with Pastor Deb Beason and Rev. Norris A. Keirn officiating.  Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery at Dillsboro.  Visitation will be 5-8PM Friday Aug. 25 also at the church.  Memorials may be given to either the Alzheimer’s or the Dillsboro Methodist Church.  Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeral Home, Dillsboro entrusted with arrangements. Box 146, 47018; (812)432-5480.  Go to www.filterdevriesmoore.com to leave an online condolence message for the family.

Evelyn M. Fentz  85, longtime resident of Dillsboro passed away at the Knolls of Oxford in Oxford, Ohio where she made her home that last several years.  Evelyn was born Friday August 12, 1932 the daughter of Harry E. and Marguarette (Morgan) Liebrandt.  She was born in Philadelphia, Indiana and grew up in the Greenfield, Indiana area.  She married John “Jack” Fentz  August 7, 1953 and he preceded her in death May 6, 2012.

     Evelyn had worked in the Dillsboro Water Co, was the activities director at Dillsboro Manor, and later worked for DeVille’s Medical Supply.  She then went and got her brokers license and was involved in real estate and appraisal businesses in the area for several years.  She was an EMMAUS member and also enjoyed barber-shop singing.  She was a Sweet Adeline for over 40 years in Michigan, Illinois, and Cincinnati.  She was a member of the Dillsboro United Methodist Church where she was choir director for many years. She would lead the children in a parade playing her Sousaphone! This lady was about singing and music. Music was in her blood!  It was her life.

     Evelyn will be missed by children Vickie (Sam) Melson of  Liberty Township, Ohio; son, Tim Fentz of Dillsboro; Susie (Gardiner) McClain of Dillsboro; Jill (Dave) Russell of  Liberty, Indiana; sister Mary Nigh Liebrandt of Carthage, Indiana, 9 grandchildren, 1 great grand daughter, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

     Funeral services will be 11AM Saturday August 26, 2017 at the Dillsboro United Methodist Church, 10071 Front Street, with Pastor Deb Beason and Rev. Norris A. Keirn officiating.  Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery at Dillsboro.  Visitation will be 5-8PM Friday Aug. 25 also at the church.  Memorials may be given to either the Alzheimer’s or the Dillsboro Methodist Church.  Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeral Home, Dillsboro entrusted with arrangements. Box 146, 47018; (812)432-5480.  Go to www.filterdevriesmoore.com to leave an online condolence message for the family.

 


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