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Obituary: Akers, Eva Mae Catherine

Age 80

Eva Mae Catherine
(Age 80)

Passed away on Wednesday March 2, 2016.

Born on October 11, 1935 in Spokane to Nellie and Harold Rolph.

Eva married Robert Akers December 5, 1951 in Clarkston, WA.

They resided in Clarkston from 1956 until 1970.

She then moved back to Spokane and made it her home until her passing.

Eva and Robert enjoyed traveling to Japan, Hawaii, Mexico, Canada, New Orleans, Nashville, Tennessee, and southern California several times in the winter.

She enjoyed playing bridge.

She took great pride in her home and family.

For almost 30 years she volunteered at Holy Family Hospital and made many close friends.
Eva leaves behind her husband Robert; daughter Debbie (Rick) Golder, Wenatchee; two sons Bradford (Spokane), Tyran (Nine Mile); two sisters Mary Jane (Gene) Goodlake, Spokane, JoAnne (Tom) Harvey, Clarkston, WA; four grandchildren: Tonya (Brad) Hauser, Keith (Stephanie) Johnson, Blaine Akers,and Brandon Akers; three great-grandchildren: Alyssa Johnson, Evyn Hauser and Ashton Akers; sister-in-law Betty Hughes.

She is preceded in death by both parents; three brothers Harold Rolph Jr., Robert Rolph and Steve Krogh; sister Betty Wycoff; great-grandson Tyler Johnson.
Funeral Service will be held 12:00 Noon Tuesday March 8, 2016 at Sunset Chapel Fairmount Memorial Park, 5200 W. Wellesley Ave. Spokane.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Humane Society and Holy Family Hospital.

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