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Evelyn Rode

EVELYN C. RODE (nee Scibbe) (formerly Meyer), aged 96 years, beloved wife of the late Elroy A. “Bud” Rode and the late William H. Meyer, dear mother of Jeffrey Meyer (deceased) (wife Valentina) and W. Paul Meyer (wife Laura Martin), fond step-mother to Carol Koesel (husband Gregory), Jacquelyn Papaleo (former husband Ron) and Christopher (former wife Susan), devoted grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, beloved sister of the late Richard Scibbe, Herbert Scibbe, Eloise Schneider, Ruth Krakora and Marilyn Patrick. Mrs. Rode will be remembered as a strong, independent, working wife and mother and, later, as a caring and creative presence in her extended family and church.

Funeral services Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at the funeral home at 10:30 AM. Burial following at Knollwood Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute and celebrate the life of Evelyn at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID, 4600 MAYFIELD RD. (just East of Green Rd.) THURSDAY 5-8 PM.

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  1. Dear Paul, Laura, Val, Kym and Bob.

    Greg and I want you all to know how deeply sorry we are about Ev’s passing. She was always a sweetheart to us all and will be missed by all who knew her. We pray for comfort in the wonderful memories she left with us. Greg and Carol Koesel

  2. Marilyn Decker :

    I’ll always remember the times we had on Wednesdays when we were quilting.Enjoying knowing her and her husband

  3. To the family of Evelyn Rode – I would have attended the service if I had known about it in time. Evelyn was a wonderful person. I always liked her as I did also her husband, Bud. What wonderful people they were. Explanation: I knew them from Grace Church.
    There is no good time to lose a parent. My concern and sympathy to all of you.

  4. Ruth Severiens :

    Dear Bud and family,
    I was saddened to read just now of Evelyn’ s death. Please accept my sincere sympathy.
    Evelyn was always a shining light of joy, even when her physical problems began to multiply. I remember visiting her when I was Grace’s Parish nurse. She took me to her well-equipped sewing room and showed me her many creative projects. Together you were models of what a good marriage could – and should – be: faith in God, faith in each other, and a life of mutual love, support, and respect.
    From my own recent loss of Jack, I know that her loss will forever leave an unfillable hole in your heart. May your faith in our risen Lord sustain, comfort, and eventually give you peace.

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