Evelyn Ickes, age 90, of Alliance, passed away at 6:45 a.m., Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Alliance Community Care Center.
She was born May 23, 1924 in Maximo, Ohio to Mary E. (Betz) and Elgie E. Bowman. Evelyn was a graduate of Alliance High School.
A sociable, outgoing, loving person, Evelyn enjoyed playing cards and was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi, Elks Widows Club, and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 166.
Survivors include her sons, Gary (Tina) Ickes, Ronald (Shirley) Ickes both of Alliance; Dwight "Doug" (Mary Kay) of Stow, Tom (Dennis) Ickes of Fort Royal, Va.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Dolly (Ed) Witherspoon and Hazel Moser, both of Alliance.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Freeman Ickes, who she married in 1944; brother, Harvey Bowman and step-brother, Wade Conrad.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Peters officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Moultrie Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alliance Women's Domestic Shelter, P.O. Box 3622, Alliance, Ohio 44601 or
, 4682 Douglas Circle NW, Canton, Ohio 44718
Arrangements are by Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home, 75 S. Union Ave., Alliance, OH 44601. Friends may register online at www.ctcfuneral.com.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on June 28, 2014