The Ottumwa Courier


February 7, 2013

Millie Eastlick, 70, Albia

ALBIA — Millie Ann Eastlick, 70, of Albia, died Feb. 6, 2013, at her residence under the care of Monroe County Hospice. 

She was born on May 28, 1942, in Monroe County to Lee Brink and Anna (Thomas) Hoover. She married Bob Eastlick on June 11, 1960, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Georgetown. They were blessed with two children, Ann and Pat.

She was general manager for Kness Manufacturing for 20 years. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and St. Mary’s Altar and Rosary of Albia. She also was a past president of the Albia Chamber of Commerce. Millie was always a hard worker. She enjoyed shopping, cleaning, reading and especially spending time with her grandchildren.   

She is survived by her husband, Bob Eastlick of Albia; two children, Ann Marie O’Brien and Pat (Marsha) Eastlick, both of Albia; six grandchildren, Dacia (Craig) Gutcher of Albia, Alex (Hana) O’Brien of Somerset, N.J., Aaron (Stephanie) O’Brien of Sioux City, Benjamin, Jonathan and Hannah Eastlick, all of Albia; six great-grandchildren, Alexis and Addison Gutcher, Jacob Dill, Krissah O’brien, Cooper and Millicent O’Brien; one sister, Mary Gray of Albia; sister-in-law, Thelma Hoover of Albia; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

 She was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, Robert Hoover, Maxine Havelock, Wilbert Hoover and Francis Hoover.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Albia; with Father Michael E. Volkmer C.PP.S. officiating. Burial will follow services in St. Mary’s Cemetery. 

Visitation will open to the public at 11 a.m. Friday at the Sinnott Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Albia with family being present from 6-8 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home. There will be a rosary recited by St. Mary’s Altar and Rosary at 4 p.m. and a Christian Wake Service at 7 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.

Memorials directed to the St. Mary’s Cemetery or Monroe County Hospice.

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