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Eva Jane Zakis, 80, was born February 14, 1939 to Theodore and Mary Collinson. She passed away Saturday, February 23, 2019.

Eva was one of three children. She was very hard working, helping on the family farm as well as helping with her parents’ businesses growing up. She married Talivaldis “George” Zakis in 1957 and they had a son, Charlie. Eva worked in the dark room at Dean Studios processing film for over 20 years. She was also a homemaker and loved flea markets. Eva like shopping and traveling around Iowa and the surrounding states. She will be remembered for her wonderful cooking and baking.

She is survived by her nieces, nephews, sister-in-law, and friends. Eva was preceded in death by her husband Talivaldis “George”, son Charlie, parents Mary and Ted Collinson, sisters Veda Smith and Barbara Rodda, and nieces Vickie Preston, Linda Valentine and Mary Preston.

Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m., followed by funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines. Burial will follow at Avon Cemetery.

Service Details

Visitation:
Saturday, March 30, 2019
1:00 to 2:00 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines
Service:
Saturday, March 30, 2019
2:00 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines
Disposition:
Avon Cemetery
Des Moines
Arrangements:
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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