Brenda Evans Holzapfel, Class of 1962

Posted Sep 14, 2020

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Brenda Evans Holzapfel ’62 died Aug. 11, 2020. Benda was a life-long resident of Westerville. Graduate of Otterbein University 1962 where she helped with the Sibyl yearbook. Elementary school teacher in Columbus Public Schools during the 60’s. Manager and co-owner of the family business, John Evans Appliance, from 1979 to 1999. Member of the Church of Messiah, U.M. Affiliate of Sigma Kappa and Epsilon Kappa Tau Sororities. Great supporter and past chairman of Twig #55 of Children’s Hospital. Enjoyed the friendship and company of her “Circle of Friends” Class of ’58 and spending time with her family at Lakeside, OH.

Preceded in death by parents John W. and Lucille Evans, sister Carolyn L. Evans. Survived by loving husband of 59 years Claude D. Holzapfel’60, children John (Lori), Amy ’94 (Matt ’93) Gutman, all of Westerville. Her “Darling, precious grandchildren” Michael, Luke, and Elizabeth Gutman; John Claude II and Zachary Holzapfel. Niece Courtney Evans Benson of Johnstown, grandniece and nephews Rebecca, Joseph, and Jacob Freed.