Eva Jewell Garrett Garrels of Diller, Neb., was born June 25, 1919 to Hugh and Pearl Turner Garrett at Steele City. She died Feb. 10, 2011 in Lincoln at the age of 91 years, 7 months and 15 days.
She graduated from Steele City High School in 1937.
She was united in marriage to Gilbert Garrels on Feb. 14, 1940 in Diller by the Rev. Howard Cyche. To this union three children were born.
She was baptized at St. Paul's Lutheran Church on April 5, 1942 by the Rev. Lorin Wolff.
She was an avid quilter. You could hardly get in the door most times for a quilt there that she made or was quilting for someone else. She helped at the church tie and make lap robes for world missions.
She was active in the Diller Senior Diner and Site Council.
She bowled up until her second hip surgery.