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Catherine Delp Eaks

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CATHERINE DELP EAKS Age 87, passed away on February 16, 2013 in Riverside CA. Daughter of Dorotha and Hobart Delp, Cathy was born in Denver CO on December 7, 1925. She is survived by her husband, Irving Eaks; their children Joanne (David) Wilson, Gerald (Sara) Eaks and Jeanette Eaks; grandchildren Beth Wilson, Leah Wilson, and Lyle Eaks; and brother Charles Delp. Cathy grew up in St. Louis MO, Pine Bluff AR, New Orleans LA, Jackson MS, Longmont CO, University City MO, and Fort Collins CO. She earned a BS at Colorado State University and a Dietetics certificate in Portland, OR. In 1948, Cathy married Irving Eaks and they began married life in Davis CA while Irv earned his PhD. Since 1952 they lived in Riverside CA where Cathy was active in the community serving Calvary Presbyterian Church as an elder, teacher, and spiritual leader. She organized events for international students of the University of California and fervently supported the Beyond War and Reevaluation Counseling programs. Cathy and Irving traveled the world and enjoyed learning of different cultures. Graveside service Thursday 2/28/2013 at 11:30 at Riverside National Cemetery, Staging Area #3.
Published in Press-Enterprise from Feb. 24 to Feb. 26, 2013
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