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Mae Evelyn ShupeMae Evelyn Shupe, 97, of Amanda, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Bickford of Lancaster. She was born March 1, 1918 in Amanda and was the daughter of the late Denver and Nora (Balthaser) Stebelton. Mae attended Amanda High School and later worked as a cook at Amanda-Clearcreek Schools for 13 years. She attended the Amanda United Methodist Church, belonged to the Lunch Bunch who met at the church every day and was a member of the chair volleyball team.
Mae is survived by two sons, Ramon (Elsie) Shupe and Robert (Dianna) Shupe both of Amanda; two daughters, Roberta (Lewis) Wasem of Lancaster and Rita (Steve) Hummel of Chillicothe; daughter-in-law, Judy Shupe of Amanda; 12 grandchildren, 16 grandchildren and a niece Dolores Leistikow of Canal Winchester. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Shupe; son, Rex Shupe; infant daughter, Karen; grandson, Brandon; great grandson Vance and two sisters, Forest Stebelton and Edith Welch
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Rev. Timothy Lehman officiating. Burial will be in Amanda Twp. Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family would like memorial contributions be made to Amanda U.M. Church or FairHope hospice in Maeâs memory.
To the Shupe Family: My sympathy to you at the loss. I remember Mae as sweet smiling neighbor lady when I was rowing up across the street. May you find comfort in your fond memories. Rhonda
Rhonda Purvis Leaman Jan 10 2016 12:00 AM
I have many very pleasant memories of MaeEvelyn. Her laugh and giggle were infectious as was the joy of her spirit. John14:27 Peace I leave with you.My peace I give to you:not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled,neither let it be afraid. May the peace of Jesus be with you all in these difficult days. With prayers for your comfort,Sue
Sue Helser Jan 4 2016 12:00 AM
Bob, so sorry to hear that your mother passed. We pray God's comfort to you and Dianna, and to the rest of the family. Hugs and blessings... Susan and Hugh Griffiths
Susan Griffiths Jan 3 2016 12:00 AM
All our prayers are with all of you this is a truly hard thing to go through and I know God will help you through it.
sandy and troy Jan 3 2016 12:00 AM
I am sending deepest sympathy for the death of Mae. I only sat with her for two hours the week of her passing and what I seen in Mae was a very sweet and caring person. She put a smile on my face even though she wasn't feeling well. I am blessed for having only got to sit with her those two hours. God bless you all and my He give you peace and comfort at this time. Philippians 4:7
Debbie FairHoPe Hospice
Debbie of FairHoPe Hospice Jan 3 2016 12:00 AM
I will always remember you (of course I will) The shape of my hand in the shape of a Turkey, I remember you. Happy to get out of school and run across the street to Grandma's house, I remember you. Your zest for life, what was good and correct me when I was wrong, I remember you. The astonishment on your face after many years of not seeing you, I remember you. A day won't go by that I won't ever, Remember you.
Love Your Grand Son Jeremy & (Gennell)
Jeremy and Gennell Jan 2 2016 12:00 AM
Hello to all the wonderful "Shupe Family".
Your Mom a kind sweet lady. In 1999 when I first met her as an adult in her home in Amanda, I walked in the front door and Mae stated "Another, "Short Shupe,!!" Then I received a big hug. That was a marvelous greeting. I know that you all have special memories, that you will cherish forever.
Huggs for all.
Nancy Liddell Jan 2 2016 12:00 AM
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