Gamble Funeral Service

Ask a family we have served… ™



Ms. Evelyn Ann Ostendorf (Evie), 78, of 22 Timberline Drive died Friday at her home.

She was born April 13, 1941, in Maryville, Missouri, daughter of Forrest Leroy Mounts and Phyllis Jean Miller.

The Cedar Falls, Iowa native lived in Savannah, Georgia for many years.

She was married to Larry Dean Ostendorf and then spent her retirement years with Ronald Ohrt.

She was a teacher, housewife and retired from Best rental where she spent many years as an events coordinator. After retirement she did private catering from her home in Iowa.

She was an avid baker, gardener and a Chicago Cubs Fan. She was an avid historian who fell in love with the city of Savannah and its deep history.

Most of all she loved her family and friends.

Surviving are four sons, Jeffry Scott Ostendorf(Jill) of Cedar Falls, IA; Michael Todd Ostendorf (Christine) of Cumming, GA; Timothy Jon Ostendorf (Sharon) of Mesa AZ; Gregory Paul Ostendorf (Marilyn) of Savannah, GA; nine grandchildren, Lexus Nelson of Gainesville, FL; Alan Ostendorf of Canton, GA; Eric Ostendorf of Mesa, AZ; Jamie Ostendorf of San Tan Valley, AZ; Darius Shurwin of Okinawa, Japan; Daniel Shurwin of Eager, AZ; Abigail Ostendorf of Middletown, CT; Emilie Ostendorf of Orlando, FL; Elaina Ostendorf of Savannah, GA. and 5 great grandchildren.

She was cremated and the family will be having a celebration of life ceremony.

Online Condolences

  1. Stefanie Vanderlind (Furlong) says:

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your mom, what a great women! She was one of the kindest women I knew, full of laughs & fun times with all. I have so many wonderful memories of her & her family growing up. She will be missed. Prayers to you all through this difficult time. Sincerely, Stefanie

  2. Geo. & Tudy Brubaker says:

    “Evy” Evelyn Ann Ritchey Ostendorf…upon her passing. It has been years since we last talked to Evy..and was so sad to hear of her passing. From the Ritchey/Brubaker families…we offer our sincerest of condolences to the family.

  3. Marge, Bret, & Steven Wrage says:

    We are so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. We will never forget the fond memories from Valley Park Drive, and will always cherish the good times with the family. From the Wrage’s

  4. Alynn (McElhaney) Reuter says:

    We are sorry to hear of the loss of mom. She was always a bright and shinning face to see. We here in Iowa missed her so much when she left. Hugs and prayers to all of you.

  5. Betty Swiatly says:

    Always enjoyed working with your mom at J+R Provisions.
    Great friend.
    So sorry for your loss.

Send Condolences