Evelyn Ceepo, Member of Westlake Garden Club, Former Teacher

Former teacher, Girl Scout leader

Evelyn Ceepo has passed away. Photo credit: Jenkins Funeral Home
Evelyn Ceepo has passed away. Photo credit: Jenkins Funeral Home

Evelyn M. Ceepo, 96, of Westlake passed away Aug. 17, 2013. She was 96.

She is survived by her children Nancy MacMillan, Gary Ceepo (Jan) and Karen Tuneberg (Robert). She had seven grandchildren; Scott Zehnal (Karen), Michael Zehnal (Lisa), Tiffany Huebscher (Scott), Alan Ceepo (Jackie), Christopher Ceepo (Melissa), Jason Tuneberg and Spenser Tuneberg. Evelyn also had 12 great-grandchildren.

She moved to Westlake in 1992 and spent 30 years as a Cleveland elementary school teacher. She was an alumna of Kent State University, where she received a Master Degree in Education. Evelyn was a Girl Scout leader for many years and loved gardening and was a member of the Westlake Garden Club. 

She was able to travel the world with many of her friends from teaching. When she wasn’t busy with work or caring for her family, she enjoyed painting watercolor landscapes. Many of her friends and family received her beautiful watercolors as greeting cards. 

In lieu of flowers, her family has started an Education Department Scholarship Fund at Kent State University, where Evelyn received her Master of Education Degree. Checks can be made out to Kent State University Foundation and sent to her daughter at the following address: Mr. & Mrs. R. Tuneberg, 30328 Provincetown Lane, Bay Village, OH 44140.

Evelyn will be laid to rest next to her twin sister, Minnette Askey at Brooklyn Heights Cemetery. A memorial service was held Wed., Aug. 21, 2013 at Jenkins Funeral Chapel in Westlake. 

Information courtesy Jenkins Funeral Home.



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