Evelyn Louise Price
Evelyn Louise Price

MENDON, Ohio — Evelyn Louise Price, 91, of rural Mendon, died at 3:07 a.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Van Wert Manor Nursing Home.

She was born March 17, 1923, in eastern Ohio, to the late Charles and Betty Fike.

Her husband, John Andrew Price, died July 18, 2012. They were married Oct. 5, 1945, in Ohio City.


Survivors include a son: John S. Price of Mendon. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and other extended family.

She was preceded in death by three brothers: Fred, Frank and David, and three sisters: Elsie, Mary Jane and Ruth.

She had been secretary and office manager at several area businesses including Federal Mogul and several medical offices. She was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Van Wert.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 4, 2014, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Van Wert. The Rev. Philip E. Zielinski will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ohio City. Calling hours are 4 - 7 p.m. Thursday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert, and one hour prior to services Friday at the church.

Preferred memorial is Van Wert Manor Activity Fund or Emmanuel Lutheran Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at: cowanfuneralhome.com.