SIDNEY - Mary C. Evans, 96, formerly of Tipp City, Ohio, died Sunday, April 7, at Dorothy Love Retirement Community in Sidney, where she had lived for the past 14 years. She was born July 29, 1916 in Tipp City to Harvey and Minnie (Brown) Putterbaugh.
Her husband Jesse L. Evans preceded her in death in 2010; also preceding were her brothers Marvin and Robert Putterbaugh and sister Pauline Barnhart. Mary was a retired secretary from the Agriculture Extension Agency of Montgomery County and was a member of Tipp City Zion Lutheran Church.
Surviving are her sons and daughter-in-laws, Dr. Michael (Barbara) Evans, Scottsdale, AZ, and Dr. Thomas (Becky) Evans, Madison, WI, grandchildren, Jennifer (Andrew) Evans-Rapp, Andy (Tammie) Evans, Nathan (Hallie) Evans, Jarrad (Darien) Evans, Meaghan (Matt) Belknap, and ten great grandchildren.
A public, graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at Maple Hill Cemetery, S. Hyatt St., Tipp City. Contributions may be made in Evans' name to Dorothy Love Retirement Community or the Zion Lutheran Church. Services have been entrusted to Frings & Bayliff Funeral Home, 327 W. Main Street, Tipp City, www.fringsandbayliff.com