BLUE EARTH - A memorial service for Wayne C. Eastvold, 89, of Blue Earth, will be 11 a.m. Monday, May 20, 2013, at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth, with Rev. Karl Rydholm officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Winnebago followed by a fellowship luncheon.
Wayne died Wed-nesday, May 15, 2013, at St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center, in Blue Earth. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013, at Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 400 E. 14th St., in Blue Earth, and one hour prior to the service Monday at the funeral home.
Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com
Wayne was born Sept. 28, 1923, in Winnebago, Minn., the son of Clarence and Maryette (Holloway) Eastvold. He married Edith L. Keyser on Feb. 8, 1948, in Winnebago. He worked for Spencer-Armstrong Funeral Home and started working for the Faribault County Highway Department, where he remained for 39 years until his retirement. Together, they enjoyed spending time with family, dancing and traveling in their motor home and, after retirement, they spent many winters in the warmer southern states. They were members of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Winnebago. Wayne and Edith lived most of their lives in Winnebago, and moved to Blue Earth in 2002.
He is survived by his sister, Carrie Eastvold of Buffalo Center, Iowa; his brother, Carlton (Thelma) Eastvold of Winnebago; his daughters, Paulette (Thomas) Wilhelmi of Minnesota Lake, Anne (Kevin) Skaare of Blue Earth, and Maryetta (Thomas) Hendricks of Minnetonka; his son, Mark Eastvold of Winnebago; his brother in law, Dale (Wilma) Keyser of Aurora, Colo.; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Maryette; his wife, Edith; sisters, Ida (Ed) Larson and June (Orville) Olson; brothers, Mitchell and Kenneth; son in law, Gary (Paulette) Vance; grandson, Michael Vance; and great-granddaughter, Lillian Ludwig.