Eva Iva Chartrand


Eva Iva Chartrand of Cottage Grove, OR, passed away March 18, 2018 at the age of 84. She was born in Jackson, Michigan to Ottis Ritter and Agnes Marie Moore. After high school Eva stayed home to raise her six daughters. She loved singing, painting, gardening, and she was a master builder, she could do just about anything. Her greatest accomplishments were climbing Mt. Hood with her church group, being runner up in a mother daughter pageant, and surviving a terrible car accident after being hit by a drunk driver. But most of all loving her family and making her daughters laugh with her good sense of humor. Eva belonged to the Cottage Grove Seventh Day Adventist Church and she read her bible daily. She is survived by her five daughters; Carolyn K. Brenden of San Jose, CA; daughter Julie K. Brenden of San Jose, CA; daughter Rebecca K. Cowlan of Springfield, OR; daughter Sarah K. Bentley of Junction City, OR; daughter Rachel K. Fisher of Eugene, OR; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Linda K. Brenden and brother Milo Ritter. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, April 7th at 2:30 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 820 S 10th St. Cottage Grove, OR 97424. Arrangements in the care of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove, Oregon.

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