Eva A. Duneman

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Eva Duneman, age 86, of New Hampton, died on Friday, June 20, 2008 at Allen Hospital in Waterloo. Eva Alma Duneman was born on July 22, 1921 to Herman and Alma (Denner) Karnatz. She attended school in Boyd, IA until the eighth grade. She was a church organist at St. Johns Church of Boyd. On June 9, 1955 Eva was united in marriage to Galen Richard Duneman. Together they operated Galens Hatchery in New Hampton until 1987. In 1968, Eva and Galen adopted their daughter Suzanne. Eva enjoyed making quilts with her womens circle at Trinity Lutheran Church. She enjoyed mothering and grand mothering family and friends, especially Ann, Sandra and Al, and their children Ashton, Dawson, Aiden and Eden. Eva is survived by her daughter Suzanne Duneman of New Hampton, IA; two sisters-in-law June Karnatz and Carol Karnatz; many cousins, nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and two brothers Melvin and Duane Karnatz.       Cemetery: Burial will be in New Hampton Cemetery. Visitation: Visitation will be from 3:00pm to 7:00pm on, Monday, June 23, 2008 at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in New Hampton. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Service: Funeral Services will be at 2:00pm on Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at Trinity Lutheran Church, in New Hampton with Rev. Kevin Frey and Rev. Joel Dahlen officiating.

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  1. Dearest Suzanne, Deepest sympathy on your loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God’s peace carry you through. Carol and Bob.

  2. Suzanne, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Your mom was the “bestest.” We will talk to you soon. Love Marcia

  3. Suzanne,
    My thoughts and Prayers are with you today, as I just
    read of your mother’s passing in today’s paper. You were
    so upset the day I talked with you into Kwik Star, my heart
    went out to you. I wanted to give you a big hug and wished
    there was something I could do to console you. She will be
    missed. May good memories and Good friends carry you

  4. Dear Suzanne: I hope you know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I hope after Eva is greeted by her mom and dad and your dad that she and my dad can have a nice long chat. She was one of dad’s favorite cousins – if not thee favorite!

  5. Hello Suzanne, So sorry to hear about your mom, she is going to be miss so much. I always enjoy seeing you and her at Sandy’s kids birthday party’s and it was nice to talk with her,if you ever need a friend to talk give me a call ,I have a shoulder you can cry no, hope I can make it there on Monday, I’m there for you. Love, Jeff & Teslow

  6. You are in our thoughts and prayers through these hard times. She was a very special person. She will be greatly missed.

  7. Have hope in tomorrow, have faith in the everlasting, and take comfort in the love of friends and family.

    May angels walk with you today and always!



  8. Suzanne,
    I was so sorry to hear about your Mom. She has always been one of my favorite Aunts. I will always remember her zest for life and her sense of humor. God’s blessings to you as you go through this difficult time. I’m sure that she is reunited with your Dad and she is at peace.

  9. Suzanne, We are so sorry for your loss. The loss of a Mother is a terrible thing. May your memories and your strength help you at this very sad time. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Dear Suzanne, I am thinking of you today as you say good-bye to your Mom. We were good friends many years ago but when we would see each other periodically it seemed we always had a good visit. She was a very loving. giving person. Keep all these good memories and take one day at a time. Stay busy and keep in contact with friends and your church family. In Jesus’ Love, Vi

  11. Suzanne, We’re thinking of you and of how much you will miss your Mom. She was so much fun and had such a great sense of humor. We know where you got that trait!
    Hope it helps you to know many are thinking of you.Stay in touch and let us know if you need anything.

  12. Hey Ms. D,
    I’m sorry for your loss. I wish I could give you a hug, but I obviously can’t. You are in my prayers, I hope your summer gets better. 🙂

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