Eva’s life began on April 23, 1931, the daughter of Merl B. and Martha L. (Lister) Herbison in Beaumont, Kansas. She attended Leon Schools and married Elden Harvey Fritchman on March 6, 1950, in Leon, Kansas. She enjoyed ceramics, sewing, making dolls and made the best homemade noodles and German chocolate cake. Elden and Eva were avid travelers and loved to dance. They attended dances at Senior Centers in Park City, Augusta and El Dorado.
Her loving family includes her son and his wife, Harry and Sylvia Fritchman of Andover, Kansas; grandchildren, Ryan Fritchman of Andover, Christopher (Jennifer) Cook of Castaic, California and Carrie (Bill) Blaisdell of Eudora, Kansas, 12 great-grandchildren, and many great-great-grandchildren; brother, William (Jackie) Herbison of El Dorado; sisters, Ann Golden of Haysville and Elizabeth Pore of McPherson; many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Elden married for 66 years; brother, George Herbison; grandson, Glenn Cook. Eva passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 28, 2019, having reached the age of 87 years old.
Her family will gather with friends on Thursday, March 7, from 1-2 pm with her funeral service following at 2:00 both at Carlson Colonial Funeral Home. She will be laid to rest in Sunset Lawns Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to Serenity Hospice, 9415 E. Harry, Suite 306, Wichita, Kansas 67207. Please sign her online guest book and leave a memory of Eva at www.carlsoncolonial.com
Donations may be made to:
9415 E. Harry Ste 306, Wichita KS 67207