Evelyn June Steves, age 85, of Campbell, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Elderwood Assisted Living in Waverly. She previously resided at Colony Park Apartments in Elmira, NY. Evelyn was born on June 6, 1932 in Williamsport, the daughter of Clyde and Grace (Brundage) Willow. She married Lester E. Steves on June 9, 1950 in Painted Post. He predeceased her on July 11, 2008.
Evelyn was a member of Campbell United Methodist Church, retired from Philips Lighting in Bath, and she was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a cake decorator for many years baking from her own kitchen, enjoyed music, and loved Bingo. Evelyn loved pets especially cats.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Tracey and James Evans of Elmira and Christy and Christopher Satterlee of Norwich, son, Bryan Steves of Lexington, North Carolina, brother, Leon Willow of Beaver Dams, Arizona, grandchildren, Stephanie (Sidney Scheolier) Neilson, Scott (Elizabeth) Satterlee, Heidi Bohart, and Patricia Steves, great grandchildren, Kelceann (Trey Ostrom) McChesney, Dominic Bohart, Amya Leach, Kaedon Rhim, and Kaezon Rhim, great great grandchildren, Roman Bohart, Treytyn Ostrom, and Brynley Ostrom, sisters-in-law, Ann and Lucille Willow, and many nieces and nephews. Evelyn was predeceased by her many brothers and sister, and a sister-in-law.
A celebration of Evelyn’s life will take place on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 3:00 pm at Campbell United Methodist Church, 8516 Main Street, Campbell, with Pastor Veronica Seeley officiating. A meal will follow at 4:00 pm. Burial will take place at Fairview Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers those wishing may make donations to Campbell United Methodist Church, 8516 Main Street, Campbell, NY 14821 or the Chemung County Humane Society, 2435 State Route 352, Elmira, NY 14903, www.chemungspca.org.