Eva Maria Stevens
Eva-Maria Stevens, age 69 of Goodyear, AZ passed away peacefully in her home on November 21, 2019. She was born and raised in Herzogenaurach, Germany to Hans and Maria Wewetzer. While living in Germany she met and married Edward Stevens in 1968. Eva-Maria and Edward moved to Chesterton, Indiana where they raised their two children. As her children grew older Eva-Maria decided that she was not done caring for others and enrolled in the local nursing college. She loved her job and specialized in long term care. Her kind and caring nature was felt by all of her patients.
In 1994, Eva-Maria chose to move out West where she met James R. White. The two quickly fell in love and married in 2010 and moved to Arizona in 2015. James and Eva-Maria loved to travel and would frequently go back to Germany to visit her family. She relished her visits and phone calls from her family and friends, relaxing outdoors and gardening.
Eva-Maria is survived by her husband James R. White; children, Michael Stevens (Mary) and Tracy Koontz (Matthew); Brother Paul ( Zdenke) Wewetzer.; and grandchildren Payton, Kaylee, Alexandra, Dayne and Corissa. She was preceded in death by her first husband Edward Stevens; Brother Georg Wewetzer, Sister Rita Wollweiter and Parents Hans and Maria Wewetzer.
Arrangements are under the direction of Simply Cremation and Funeral Arrangements in Surprise, Arizona.