*** UPDATED INFORMATION FOR SERVICES FOR EVA BELLE GERSTENBERGER ***
Eva Belle Gerstenberger will lie in state at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel, Eudora, KS from 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 20, 2017 and then again from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 21st. Burial will then be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 21st at Eudora Cemetery. A Celebration of Life and luncheon will be held following the burial ~ beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Eudora United Methodist Church in Eudora.
She passed away Friday, December 15, 2017 at Medicalodges Eudora.
Eva was born February 14, 1921 in Eudora, KS the daughter of Leslie and Mattie (Catlin) Kindred.
She was a member of the Eudora United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, past member of Eudora Rebekah Lodge, past member of the 1900 & Now Literary Club of Eudora, and member of Weaver’s H.D.U. She was also a member of Jolly Dozen Club of Eudora and a member of Douglas County Farm Bureau.
She was a retired sales clerk at J.C. Penney Co. since 1985. Prior to that she was the head cook at Kaw Valley School in UDS 497. She also formerly worked at Hercules, Inc.
She married Carrol Gerstenberger February 14, 1939 in Ridgeway, CO. He preceded her in death June 5, 2010.
Survivors include her daughter, LaWanda Toler, Casa Grande, AZ; three grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Carol Sue Swoyer; and granddaughter, Rosie Toler.
Memorial Contributions may be made in her name to the Eudora United Methodist Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.