Eva E. Henderson, 103, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.
She was born Oct. 12, 1909, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Nils and Anna Swanson.
Eva graduated from Peabody High School in Pittsburgh and from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill., with a BA degree majoring in languages. She married Keith Henderson in 1935, and was blessed with two children. Eva’s husband, Keith was supervisor of highways in Saybrook, Ohio, retiring to Florida in 1972. They were married 67 years, until his death in 2002. Eva was an early member of Faith Lutheran Church in Rotonda, Fla. Her interests included her church, reading, gardening, crafts, and making hand-made greeting cards.
Eva is survived by her children, Barry Henderson of Bastrop, Texas, and Kathy Myers of Englewood; grandchildren, Matthew Henderson of Seattle, Wash., Nathan Henderson of Boston, Mass.; and three great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at the Faith Lutheran Church in Rotonda. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Faith Lutheran Church. You may express your condolences to the family at lemonbayfh.com.
Arrangements are by Lemon Bay Funeral Home and Cremation Services.