Evelyn J. Neice, 93, of Three Rivers, died Monday Oct. 22, 2012. She was born in Goshen, Ind. on Aug. 5, 1919 the daughter of Lloyd and Audrey (Spencer) DeWitt. She graduated from Riley High School in South Bend, Ind. and was later married to Jack Henry Neice. Evelyn worked at C.T.S. in Elkhart, Ind. for 30 years, retiring in 1973. She enjoyed gardening, bowling, mushroom hunting, and especially enjoying the sun on the patio of her Corey Lake home. Evelyn was always very outgoing and fun to be around, and always put others before herself.
Evelyn is survived by a son, Robert (Mary) Neice of Three Rivers; two daughters, Kim Sears of Constantine and Toni Neice of Three Rivers; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Carol (Bob) Hartraft of Union and Mary (Jim) Lau of Elkhart, Ind. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jack; three brothers, Fred, Trev and Bill DeWitt; and by special pets, Lady, Ty and Emmy.
In keeping with her wishes, burial has taken place in Riverside Cemetery in Three Rivers, and no services are planned at this time. Assistance was provided by the Eickhoff, Farrand, Halverson Chapel in Three Rivers. An online register is available and condolences may be left for the family at www.efhchapel.com.