Eva Charlotte Borgeson
Eva is missed and lovingly remembered by her family and friends whom she loved so very much. Eva Charlotte Borgeson (Strauss), born April 26, 1934, in Schmolln, Germany, passed away in San Antonio, Texas from complications of cancer on October 19, 2020 at the age of 86.
Eva was the daughter of Herr Karl Emil Herman Strauss, and Frau Charlotte Helene Braeuner, both from Schmolln, Germany. She grew up as a young girl in Schmolln prior to WWII Germany where her family owned a button manufacturing factory.
She met Robert Dean Borgeson and they were married on February 21, 1964. Robert preceded her in death on August 13, 1988 at the Veterans Hospital in Portland, Oregon.
Eva was a homemaker until her husband's passing. She began teaching private language lessons in German and English. She spoke four languages, German, French, Spanish, and English. Upon the reunification of Germany, Eva returned to Schmolln, Germany for a few years, then back to Portland, Oregon where she continued to teach. After retiring from work, she met Fred Reynolds making a new home together, Fred was her partner in life until her passing. Eva and Fred traveled from California to Arizona to New Mexico ultimately making a home in San Antonio, Texas.
Eva loved and enjoyed playing the piano and was very talented and accomplished.
Eva has one surviving sister, Christina Flora Kroth (Strauss) who lives in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Eva is survived by her eldest son Erik B. Borgeson (Cheryl M. Johnson) of Lansing, Kansas, and her youngest son, Adrian K. Borgeson of Lake Oswego, Oregon. The Lord blessed Eva with five wonderful grandchildren: Tylor, Samuel, Sydney, Erika and Savannah.
A graveside service was held on October 26, 2020 at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, TX.