Evelyn Amende

Jun 27, 1923 – Nov 17, 2016

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Evelyn Amende passed away on November 17, 2016 in Des Moines, WA.  Born on June 27, 1923 to Herman and Edna Kietzman in Hammond, IN. She was proceeded in death by her beloved husband Art in 1970 and her oldest son Steve in 2005.  She is survived by children Janice, Larry, Allan (spouse Tonya) and Kathy (spouse Doug), six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.  Evelyn was a founding member of WICS (Widowed Information and Consultation Service) in the early seventies and a long-time member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.  We love you Mom.


A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 3rd at 11:00 am at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 19030 8th Ave S, SeaTac. (206-243-0987)  Lunch will follow the service.


In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Heart Association or Prince of Peace Lutheran church.


Wes & Sandy Cunningham
Columbia, MO
Dec 10, 2016

We would like to send our condolences. Evelyn was a wonderful Aunt who will be missed. Our children would also like to send their condolences.

Debbie & Gary Beverlin
Trenton, mo
Dec 1, 2016

I posted a message the other day and do not see it in the gusest book so will do it again.

I have thought of the times that our mothers were together. They would laugh and talk until one of them fell asleep and then start again in the morning. Many miles separated them physically but they were close in there heart. It will take time to find that place in your heart where your mom now sits with all your life's memories of her and your family. She was a wonderful kind lady and I am proud to say she was my aunt. I extend my hand and heart to my Washington cousins. May God comfort and keep you during this time. Love Deb B

bob kietzman
tonganoxie , ks
Nov 30, 2016

While distance didn't allow for us to be with our Washington family often we always enjoyed the times we had together. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies and love. From Aunt Carol, Bob, Vanessa,and Elizabeth Kietzman. Heather Kietzman-Gabbert.

Mike Perry
Stewartsville, MO
Nov 30, 2016

You are the last Aunt Evelyn of your childhood family to pass. Your mom and dad have long since passed. Then came you kid sister Loraine; next your kid brother Don; and lastly my mom, Alberta. I'd appreciate it if you tell them all hi and that I love them. When mom passed I read the following poem at her service. I'd like to share it here if you don't mind.

I am standing on the sea shore.

A ship spreads her white sails to the

morning breeze and starts for the ocean.

She is the object of beauty and I stand watching her:

Till at last she fades on the horizon

And someone says, "She is gone."

Gone where? Gone from my sight, that is all.

The loss of sight is in me, not in her:

And just at that moment when someone says, "She is gone."

There are other voices who are watching her coming

Other voices take up the glad shout: "There she comes."

And that is dying.

Cousins, never forget...God is with is...always.

Annette and Ron Schmidt
Kihei, HI
Nov 24, 2016

We love you Auntie Evelyn. You always cared for us, and we knew it. We will miss you!! Love, Annette and Ron

Tacoma , Wa
Nov 23, 2016

Tina sumner
Federal Way, Wa
Nov 23, 2016

I know the Lord has welcomed you home and now you are

with all of your loved ones who have gone on before you. RIP Mrs Amende. Thanks for the nemories!

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