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Obits > 1994 - Edward V. Eshelman

Submitted by Mary Anne Batten

Edward V. Eshelman

Date of Birth: April 18, 1916
Date of Death: February 10, 1994

Interment: Tampico Memorial Cemetery

Gary Bruns; Randy Wetzell; Raymond Bruder; Lowell Batten; David Batten; Steve Swanson


Mr. Edward V. Eshelman, age 77, of 206 Washington Street, Tampico, IL, died Thursday, February 10, 1994 in CGH Medical Center in Sterling, IL.

Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, February 14 at 1:30 p.m. in the Garland Funeral Home in Tampico, with Rev. Mary Ann Kvapil, pastor of Tampico United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Tampico Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 13 from 6-8 p.m. A memorial has been established in his memory.

Mr. Eshelman was born on April 18, 1916 in Hooppole, IL, the son of Edward and Effie Eshelman. He was united in marriage to Fern Sullins on January 14, 1939 in Clinton, IA. He was employed at Owens Trucking during his lifetime and retired about twelve years ago.

He is survived by his wife, Fern of Tampico, IL; one daughter, Mrs. Larry (Joann) Fredericks of Prophetstown, IL; two sons, Dal Eshelman of Tampico, IL, and Gerald Eshelman of Rock Falls, IL; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Keith (Arlene) Wheelock of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.


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