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Victor W. Eastlund

January 01, 1928 - June 13, 2020

 

 

Victor W. Eastlund of Cadillac passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the Curry House Assisted Living in Cadillac. He was 92. Victor was born on January 1, 1928 in Tustin to Emil A. & Volga E. (Williams) Eastlund. On February 14, 1953 in Wayne, Michigan he married the former Shirley A. Londo and she preceded him in death on Nov. 9, 1998.

He graduated from Tustin High School and went on to serve in the Merchant Marines and later the United States Army during the Korean War. Mr. Eastlund was the owner/operator of Eastlund Concrete Construction in Holt, Michigan for over 50 years. He moved back to the Cadillac area in 1977and was a member of the Cadillac Elks Lodge, AMVETS Post 110 of Cadillac, American Legion Post 94 of Cadillac and the Moose Lodge of Reed City. He was affiliated with Augustana Lutheran Church in Tustin for many years.

In December of 2004 he married the former Ceilia (Smith) Boelen and she survives him along with his children: Vicki (Scott) Wilson of Saginaw and Darrell Eastlund (Kelly Marble) of Mason; 5 grandchildren: Nathon (Kathryn) Wilson, Gavin Wilson, Whitney (Ryan) Haughey, Taylor (Nick) Hoag, and Nic Eastlund; 3 great grandchildren: Riley & Reese Haughey and Linden Hoag; a brother, Dale (Ardith) Eastlund of Reed City; many nieces and nephews including special niece & nephew: Susan (Tim) Birkam and Alvin (Sandy) Eastlund. In addition to his parents and wife Shirley he was preceded in death by a sister, Ardis Taylor.

The family would like to thank his caregivers: Jacqui Wetzel, Kim Fable and Cora Jenema.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Augustana Lutheran Church in Tustin with Chaplain Walter Ross officiating. Burial will be at Burdell Township Cemetery in Tustin with full military rites under the auspices of the Cadillac Area Honor Guard. Friends may meet the family from 5-7 PM Tuesday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cadillac Elks Lodge. An online guestbook is available at www.petersonfh.com.


Guest Book

  • Paul Green - Jun 16th, 2020 7:48 am

    "Very thankful to have known him. He will be missed. We had some good times working around his cabin."

  • Faith and Mike Wrst - Jun 16th, 2020 3:28 pm

    "Rest in peace Vic. I'm sure dad will be there to meet you. Condolences to your family "

  • Carlton and Shelby Plyler - Jun 16th, 2020 7:13 pm

    "We missed visiting you during this "Shut Down", and we know that your family has, also. We send our sympathy and prayers to all the family. "

  • Barry Campbell - Jun 17th, 2020 4:21 am

    "Sorry to hear about Victor's death. Thinking of you and wishing the best for you. Barry Campbell, Luther"

  • Timothy B Weidner - Jun 17th, 2020 8:32 am

    "I was so sorry to hear about the loss of Vic. I only meat Vic after he married Ceilia, however, I truly enjoyed several conversations with Vic during family get together's. He loved his family, God, politics and business discussions. My God help you move towards healing after this great loss and continue to bless all of you. Tim Weidner, Hudsonville, MI "

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