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Obituary for Cleo Wallace “Nig” Eastman
10 December, 1907 – 29 August, 1990
From the Idaho Press-Tribune,
dated 29 August, 1990
Contributed by Linda Waner

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Nig Eastman

    Funeral services for C.W. “Nig” Eastman, 82, of Nampa, who died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 1990, at a Nampa care center, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel with Dr. John E. Riley, chaplain of the Nampa Lions Club, officiating. Burial with graveside rites by the Nampa Elks Lodge No. 1389 will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
     Mr. Eastman was born Dec. 10, 1907, at Jenkins, Mo., to John F. and Lily Eastman.  In 1918 he moved with his family to Nampa where he was reared and graduated from high school in 1928.  He married Evelyn Sparr in 1930 at Nampa where they made their home.  Nig was an independent insurance agent in Nampa for more than 30 years, having retired in 1980.  He was a very active member of the Nampa Lions Club, a member of the Broadmore Country Club and a lifetime member of the Nampa Elks Lodge 1389.
     Nig is survived by his wife, Evelyn Eastman, Nampa; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Duane Eastman, Caldwell, and Tom and Sue Eastman, Spokane, Wash.; a brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Dorothy Eastman, Nampa; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Thelma Webb, Upland, Calif., and Velma and O.A. Martineau, Nampa; a sister-in-law, Pauline Sparr, Nampa; two grandsons, Matthew and Trevor Eastman, Spokane; several nieces and nephews; and a very close friend of the family, Mary Ann Swan, Nampa.
     He was preceded in death by four brothers.
     Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel on Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.