May 2, 1929 - Oct. 28, 2007
NORWALK - Vivian P. Eastman, 78, of Norwalk, died Sunday morning at home with her family at her side.
She was born May 2, 1929 in Shiloh, and was a graduate of Shelby High School. She worked as a nursing assistant at Norwalk Memorial Home, Maravian Villa and the Gaymont Nursing Center.
She was a member of the American Legion Post 706 Auxiliary in North Fairfield and attended St. Mary Catholic Church in Norwalk. She enjoyed reading, baking and watching television and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Burdette Eastman of Norwalk; daughters, Marlene (Steven) Griggs of Milan, and Susan (Norman) Clouse of Wakeman; sons, Gary (Nancy) Eastman of New Washington, John (Karen) Eastman of Willard, Richard Eastman of Willard and Jeff (Brenda) Eastman of Norwalk; a sister, Mary Oney of Shelby; and 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Grover and Mary Catherine Travis; a brother, William Travis; a brother and sister in infancy two grandchildren, Christopher Eastman and Michelle Clouse.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk. The Rev. Francis J. Speier, pastor of St. Mary Catholic Church, will officiate. Private interment will be at a later date in North Fairfield Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line Road, Sandusky, OH 44870 or Norwalk Public Library, 46 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio 44857.