Easter, Herbert W.
B: 17 Dec 1916, St. Vincent, MN
D: 17 Jun 1999, age 82, Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center, Hallock, MN
M: 23 Apr 1937, Flora Turner, at Hallock, MN. Flora d. 23 Oct 2000, Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center, Hallock, MN
FN: William Garfield
MN: Florence Clinton
Children of Herbert W. Easter and Flora Turner:
M: Bill Wightman
M: Dale Hanson
M: Bob Matthews
M: Gary Wilkie
D: Infant son
Kittson County Enterprise Obituary, June 23, 1999
Herbert W. Easter, 82, St. Vincent, died at the Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center, Hallock, Thursday, June 17, 1999.
Herbert was born in St. Vincent Dec. 17, 1916, the son of William and Florence (Clinton) Easter.. He grew up in St. Vincent and attended school. Herbert served with the U.S. Navy duirng WWII.
On April 23, 1937, he was united in marriage to Flora Turner at Hallock. The couple settled in St. Vincent and raised their family. Herbert worked at the St. Vincent Elevator for 38 years, retiring in 1980. He was a former member of the Humboldt-St.Vincent School Board and was a member of the American Legion.
Family members include his wife, Flora; a son, Gary (Joanne) Easter, Shoreview; four daughters, Judy (Bill) Wightman, Emerson, Manitoba; Cheryl (Dale) Hanson, St. Vincent; Donna (Bob) Matthews, St. Cloud; and Kathy (Gary) Wilkie, Pembina; 11 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and two sisters, Dorothy Surface, Pembina and Myrtle Rushton, Ulen.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son, Jackie; two brothers, Garfield and Harris and three sisters, Muriel, May and Mary.
Funeral services were Saturday, June 19, 1999, 10 a.m. in the Evangelical Free Church in Pembina.
Interment was in the St. Vincent Cemetery. Rev. Carroll Erickson, presided.
Pallbearers were Herbert's grandchildren, Bill Wightman, Jr., Jessica Easter, Farron and Jerrod Hanson, and Scott and Eric Wilkie.
Hughes Funeral Home, Hallock, was in charge of arrangements.