Elise Ann Stevens, 80, Ohio City, OH, passed away July 12, 2021 at her son's home in Constantine, MI. She was born on March 3, 1941 in Van Wert, OH, a daughter of William and Bernice (Keltner) Hoeken.She graduated from Van Wert HS in 1959 and studied for one year at the University of Miami at Ohio. On June 3, 1961, she married Robert "Bob" Stevens; he preceded her in death.
Elise retired after many years from Medical Arts Pharmacy in Van Wert, OH where she worked as a pharmacy technician and x-ray technician. Following retirement, she worked for the offices of Dr. Neuschwanger and Dr. Scheidt. Elise was an outdoor enthusiast, especially loving flowers and log cabins. She loved to vacation at her cabin in the U.P. She was a member of the Daughter's of the American Revolution and St. Thomas Lutheran Church, both in Van Wert.
Elise is survived by her sons Robert Brent (Vicki) Stevens of Constantine and David (Mimi) Stevens of Johns Creek, GA, granddaughter Ashley (Josh) Eby and their children Alex and Emerson of Constantine, granddaughter Taylor Ann (Ben) Gudbrandson and their son Barrett of Parchment, grandson Greyson Stevens of Johns Creek, GA and granddaughter Aleida Stevens of Johns Creek, GA.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
A memorial service for Elise will take place Saturday, July 24th at 11:00 am at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home. The family will be accepting friends prior to the service, between 9:00am and 11:00am, at the funeral home
A private graveside service will be held at Woodland Cemetery.
To share in Elise's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.