Edith Clymer June 28, 1918 - June 12, 2014 NILES - Edith Clymer, 95, of Niles, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at Keystone Assisted Living Facility where she had been lovingly cared for by Kathy, Mindy, Rhonda, Pam, Georgina and Andrea. Edith was born in Marion, Illinois on June 28, 1918 to the late Alex and Marie (Kerney) Wheeler. Just before her second birthday Edith's mother passed away and she was raised by her then 15 year old sister, Blanche. She moved to Niles at a young age. She worked at Simplicity Pattern Company and even played softball with her coworkers on their company sponsored team called the "Hemi Girls". She loved Niles and was revered by her friends and family. She was very active throughout her life at Wesley United Methodist Church. On June 12, 1937 Edith wed the love of her life, Greydon W. Clymer; together they raised three wonderful children. Edith is preceded in death by her parents, Alex and Marie; husband, Greydon; son, Larry; two sisters and five brothers. She is survived by her children Cheryl (Jack) York of Niles and Greydon Clark of Las Vegas, Nevada; nine grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Brown Funeral Home in Niles on Monday, June 16, 2014 at 11:00 am with a time of visitation one hour prior. Memorial contributions may be made in Edith's memory to the Salvation Army. Condolences may be left for the family at www.BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Niles.
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Published in South Bend Tribune on June 14, 2014