Eva Coenen, 81, of Provo, died Sunday, September 23, 1990 in a Provo hospital.

She was born July 17, 1909 at Spring City to Andrew M. and Anna Violet Hansen Thompson. Graduated from Central High School in Castle Dale. Later graduating from LDS Business College. Married Sylvester Joseph Coenen on December 17, 1950, he preceded her in death, February 8, 1970. Worked as secretary for Deseret News for eight years, later working for Los Angeles Examiner. Also worked for North American Aviation for 30 years. Active member of the LDS Church.Survivors: six sisters, Vera Pickering and Ida Harmon, both Provo; Hazel Stoker, Payson; Ruth Draper, Moroni; Beulah Stansfield, Salt Lake City and Faye Shepherd, Anaheim, California; 20 nieces and nephews.

Services 11 a.m. Thursday in the Walker Mortuary Chapel, 85 East 300 South, Provo, where friends may call 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Thursday. Interment at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the Manti City Cemetery.

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