James P. Even
James P. Even, 89, of Aurora, OH went home to be with the Lord on April 3, 2022. Beloved husband of the late Carol (nee Lenzen); loving father of Jim Jr. (Susette), Tony (Jackie, dec.), Cathy (Mike) Langford, Diane (Dean) Dolata, and the late Mari Jo Westfall; cherished grandfather of Alexandra, Joe, Julia, Bryan, Ben, Jacob, Jared, Jessica, Ryan, Adam, Tom, Anthony, Megan, and Kerri; great grandfather of Griffin and Lily; son of the late Joseph T. Even and Blanche (nee Sauer), brother of Carol Halstrom, and the late Jay, Jack, Mike, Tom, and Mary Lois. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, April 8, 11AM at Holy Angels Church, 18205 Chillicothe Rd., Bainbridge Twp., where family will visit with friends ONE HOUR PRIOR TO MASS. Interment Aurora Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Knights of Columbus, Council #1750, 109 E. Perry St., A, Port Clinton, OH 43452.
James was born and raised in Alton, Iowa. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was stationed in Eniwetok-Marshall Islands. Upon returning, he worked with his father and brothers at the Even Motor Company in Alton. He then became a sales representative for the Hunter Engineering Company, selling automotive service equipment. James and his family then moved to Brunswick, OH in 1967. James and Carol eventually retired to Catawba Island, and Marblehead, Ohio where they loved to boat and fish on Lake Erie. His beloved wife Carol of 52 years, predeceased him in March of 2014.