WAYNE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) - Evelyn 'Evie' Gerber had just finished playing the piano when she took a bow, collapsed and died. She was pronounced dead at Mercy Medical Center.
According to family members Evie was rarely sick and had just recently visited a doctor.
In addition to piano Evie also played the guitar, competed in swim meets, and was involved in the Canton Ballet and 4H.
Friends may call on Friday, Nov. 6 from 4-8 p.m. at Auble Funeral Home, 512 E. Oak St., Orrville. Online expressions of condolence may be made at www.aublefuneralhome.com. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 527 Beall Ave., Wooster. Burial will be in Dalton Cemetery.
Instead of flowers the family is asking that memorial contributions be made to her favorite charities: Akron Children's Hospital or Friends of Kenyan Orphans.
The Stark County Coroner's Office is saying her death was natural, but the exact cause remains under investigation.