Eva T. Gate

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On February 15, 2022, Eva T. Gate left this world in Mission, KS. She was 83 years old. 

Eva is survived by her sons Warren [Robin] Rosenbrook of Merriam, KS and Ned [Olga] Rosenbrook, of Roseville, CA; Grandchildren Douglas Rosenbrook, Courtney Hamilton, Annie Lemmon, Reese Rosenbrook, and Riley Rosenbrook; Great Grandchildren Aural Geraci,  Naiomi Aiono, Violet Hamilton, and Ryan Hamilton; Brother, Ned [Dianna] Lawrence of Tiburon, CA; Niece Jocelyn Lawrence of Ojai, CA and Nephew Toby Lawrence of Mill Valley, CA; Great-Nephew Theodore Lawrence Kuhlmann and Great Niece Avery Lawrence; and many, many lifelong friends. 

Eva is preceded in death by her parents Edward and Antoinette Lawrence. 

Eva was born on May 8, 1938 in Baltimore, Maryland. She graduated from Carlton College in 1960. It was there that she met William Rosenbrook, and they married and had two children, Warren and Ned. Eva and William divorced in 1966. Eva was married to David Knudi from 1973 to 1975 when they divorced. 

Eva received professional training as a Natural Therapeutic Therapist, and had her own massage studio in Honolulu, HI. She later achieved her masters degree in Social Work, and went on to work in Child Protective Services, and at a small town highschool in  Sante Fe, New Mexico. Eva also became a practitioner of Science of Mind and helped many others in their spiritual  journey at the Rio Grande Center for Spiritual Living in Albuquerque, NM. Eva was a free spirit and while she had many interests including art, politics, advocacy, gardening, religion, archeology, and travel, one of her greatest passions was helping others. She donated her time volunteering as a hospice companion, a Montessori teacher, at an overnight shelter for the homeless, just to name a few. She loved life, and will be greatly missed. “Doors open all the time to new adventures”- Eva T. Gate


A small, private service will be held with close friends and family.


  1. Carrie James on February 18, 2022 at 3:13 pm

    My deepest condolences to all who loved this beautiful lady. Sending love to the Rosenbrook Family <3

  2. Kevin and Lora on February 18, 2022 at 11:59 am

    Eva left behind quite a legacy in her accomplishments and gifts to society. Our deepest sympathies and prayers go out to her family.

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