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Quarter Century Club

Roop

Evelee Roop

Age: 62

Employer: Parker Hannifin Corp.

Month and year hired: May 1987

Current job title: Inspector B

First job with the employer: Packaging and deburring

Most challenging job with the employer: My current job is the most challenging

Why the employee stayed so long: I like my job some days. It’s a good place to work. I also like the people I work with.

Why the employee is an asset to the employer: “Being the sole quality rep on third shift, Evelee shoulders a large burden,” Kevin Likes, third-shift supervisor wrote. “She is always available to help out the manufacturing team when quality issues arise. She sets high expectations for herself and I appreciate her assistance.”

Books currently reading: None

Hobbies, interests outside of work: Spending time with my husband, playing with the dogs, sewing and reading.

How many years until employee retires: If everything goes well I’d like to retire in eight months.

What the employee would like to be doing in retirement: When I retire, I think I’ll do whatever I want.

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