Eva passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Alamo Nursing Home surrounded by her family.
She was born November 19, 1926 in Alamo Township, the daughter of Charles and Lulu (Leversee) Garrison. Eva was a hard worker and helped her husband on their farm. She also volunteered as a lunch and playground helper at Alamo Elementary School for many years.
In her free time she enjoyed doing crafts, gardening, traveling and listening to country western music. Eva was a member of the Triangle Club, Alamo Extension Club, Order of the Eastern Star for 50 years, Oshtemo Grange, Gilmore Girls, Alamo Mite Society and Square Dancing Club.
On April 20, 1945 in Alamo Township she married Eugene Rector who passed away in 2007. Surviving are her daughters, Phyllis (James) Gary, Nancy (Roger) Zeluff and Gail (Michael) Vanderweele; son-in-law, Mark Chapman; 9 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Patty Chapman; great-great-granddaughter, Mya Griffin and her brothers, Robert and Glenn.
According to her wishes cremation has taken place.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, October 5, 2020 at Alamo Center Cemetery with Pastor David Youngs officiating. Eva’s family will greet friends starting at 10:30 A.M.
Please feel free to bring a lawn chair. Those attending are encouraged to wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines.
Contributions in memory of Eva may be made to the Rector Community Park or to the American Cancer Society.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.