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Eva Slover Sanderlin ’45

Eva Slover Sanderlin ’45 passed away Feb. 13 in Knippa. She began teaching elementary education in Knippa in 1959. In the early 1960s, she attended Our Lady of the Lake University during the summer semesters and graduated with a master of education degree in 1966. She was the first kindergarten and journalism teacher in the Knippa school system. Eva was an active member in several organizations including the UMHB Heritage Club, Texas Press Women, and Texas Agri-Women. She was a prolific writer who found her niche in recording history. Among her many projects, she wrote a historical column for the Uvalde Leader News. She went on to self-publish several books documenting Uvalde area history, her family, and her life. These books include Letters of Charles Spurgeon Slover, History of Knippa Schools, What Happened to the Class of ’45, Faith on the Frontier, and 85 Years Old and Holding! Her latest book, which is the story of her life, is finished and ready to be published.