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Bill Eastman

May 28, 1931 — October 1, 2017

Bill Eastman

Eureka- Donald W. "Bill" Eastman, 86, of Eureka, IL passed away peacefully at 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home surrounded by his family.

He was born on May 28, 1931 in El Paso, IL a son of George William and Elsie Miller Eastman. He married Dorothy J. "Dotty" Parsons on December 19, 1950 in Eureka, IL. She survives.

Survivors also include three sons, Rick(Cindy) Eastman of Castro Valley, CA; Dave( Diane) Eastman of Eureka; Douglas(Shari) Eastman of Goodfield; two daughters, Julie (Dean) Rieke of Jackson, MI; Lori Martin of Goodfield,; two sisters, Janet (Dick) Baner of Eureka; Sherry(Rick) Murray of Texas; one brother, Dick(Nelma) Eastman of Roanoke; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; step-mother, Esther Eastman of Eureka; two sisters-in-law, Carolyn(Norm) Rinkenberg of Flanagan; Kathy Weichman of Flanagan; one step-brother, Bob(Karen) Albrecht of Eureka.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He worked for Caterpillar as an analyst for many years and retired from the company.

Bill loved his family and will be greatly missed by them all.

Bill was a member of the Grace Church of the Nazarene in Eureka, where funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017. Pastor Michael Stipp will officiate. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 4-7p.m. at the Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Burial will be held in Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, Woodford County Relay for Life or Grace Church of the Nazarene in Eureka. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


OCT 5. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Funeral service

OCT 6. 10:00 AM (CDT)

Grace Church of the Nazarene
Eureka, IL

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