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“I feel for all of you in your time of loss. ”
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“Grandma, time with you was so precious. I will cherish it forever. I know your with Grandpa now and God. Your in great hands now. ”
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Ruth L. Eastin, 85, of Fort Madison, formerly of Farmington, passed away at 4:31 a.m. Friday, August 5, 2011, at the Fort Madison Community Hospital in Fort Madison.
Born July 12, 1926, at Birmingham, Iowa, she was the daughter of Frederick and Sarah Elizabeth Crafton Reidel. On November 30, 1946, at Keosauqua, Iowa, she married David G. Eastin. He preceded her in death on July 8, 2005.
Survivors include four sons David Eastin of Fort Madison, Iowa, Dale (Nancy) Eastin of Farmington, Iowa, Gayle Eastin of Arkansas, Melvin Eastin of Farmington, Iowa, one daughter Julie (Raymond) Oaks of Arkansas, sixteen grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband David, one great grandson, and eleven siblings.
Ruth enjoyed flowers and especially quilting.
Friends may call and meet with the friends from 9:30-10:30 Monday, August 8, 2011, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Farmington.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 8, 2011, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Farmington with Pastor Mark Caston officiating.
Burial will be in the Embury Cemetery in rural Donnellson.
Memorials may be made to the Embury Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhome.com.