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Obituary for Eva Irene Oltmanns
Eva Irene Oltmanns, age 94, died early Friday morning November 27, 2020 at Longview Nursing Home in Missouri Valley.
Eva was born on January 4, 1926 to William and Irene (Spacheck) Toman of rural Honey Creek, Iowa near the Missouri River; she graduated high school at Thomas Jefferson, began a beautician career and married Henry Oltmanns on February 29, 1948. Raising their 3 children, Gary of Rancho Cucamonga, CA., Diane (deceased) and Alan of Neola, Iowa. They farmed, fed cattle, she continued with Eva’s Beauty Shop, fixing hair, loved her gardens, flowers, family and neighborhood gatherings. They enjoyed and anticipated a yearly trip to Minnesota eventually building their own lake house near Dent. Entertaining, industrious, efficient, good natured, she was loved for 95 years and beyond.
Eva was preceded in death by her parents, husband (2001), daughter (2005), brothers, John Toman, Willy Toman, Leo Toman and sisters, Gloria Sorenson and Joan Eckstein.
Survived by son, Gary and Alan; grandchildren and great grandchildren, sisters, Mary Lou Redmond of Indian, Alaska and Jenny Knott of Honey Creek.
Visitation on Tuesday from 2:00 – 5:00PM at Maher Funeral Home. Graveside Service on Wednesday at 3:00PM at Neola Township Cemetery.