Elaine F. Eschweiler, age 82 of Riceville, IA passed away at the Colonial Manor of Elma on Wednesday May 17, 2017. Funeral services will be held at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Riceville on Monday May 22, 2017 at 10:30 AM with Rev. Chris Gorshe officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Riceville. Friends may call at the Lindstrom Funeral Home in Riceville on Sunday May 21, during the hours of 4 to 7:30 PM and one hour before services at the church.
Survivors include her three sons: Gregg and his wife Judy of Tripoli, IA; Doug and his wife Vicky of Waverly, IA; Jerry and his wife Melissa of Crystal Lake, IL; eight grandchildren: Jenny (Billy) Rover, Kim(Josh) Shonka, Matt Eschweiler, Katie (Dustin) Mallie, Kristin Eschweiler( Shaun Ritchie), Christopher Eschweiler, Andrew Eschweiler and Michael Eschweiler. Also surviving are eight great grandchildren: Ashtyn, Grace, Colie, Jack, Ryin, Nora, Peyton and Taylor, sister- in- laws: Norma Groth of Saratoga, IA, Jane Groth of Riceville, IA, Erma Jean Lowe of New Hampton, IA, and Lou Ann Simon of Stacyville, IA.
Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, her husband “Bud” in 1998, and two brothers Eldon and Merle.