Eva L. Irvin

Eva L. Irvin, 86, of West Branch, formerly of Iowa City, died Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at the Crestview Care Center where she has resided.

Funeral services will be held at 1pm Sunday, September 1, 2019, at Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Services with burial to follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Iowa City.  There will be visitation at the funeral home after 11:30am until services on Sunday. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in her memory to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital in Iowa City.  To share a thought, memory or condolence with her family please visit the funeral home website @ www.gayandciha.com.

Eva Louise Neider was born November 21, 1932, in Iowa City the daughter of Adelle (Letts) and Frank Neider.  She was united in marriage to Roger A. Irvin on August 19, 1952, in Iowa City. The couple spent over 20 years near Solon where they farmed and began their family, later moving into Iowa City.  Eva loved caring for her family and home and was known for many things.  Her ability and expertise to cook and bake, she enjoyed family gatherings, playing cards cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes and Chicago Cubs, and of course getting her hair done on a very routine basis!

Her family includes her children, Kathy J. Murphy (George), James A. Irvin (Janice) and William A. Irvin (Tricia), 6 grandchildren, Jason Irvin (Christine), Jared Irvin,  Jamie Bevans (Mitch), Kyle Irvin, Christopher Irvin,  and Tim Murphy (Jenna) and 4 great-grandsons, Logan, Coy, Erik and Wyatt.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and granddaughter, Heather Dawn Murphy.