A funeral service for Myrna Lee Eastman, 70, will be held Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Wheatland United Methodist Church in Wheatland with Pastor Skip Perry officiating. Interment will be at the Wheatland Cemetery.
Myrna Eastman passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013 from cancer at her home in Wheatland surrounded by her family.
Myrna was born January 9, 1943 the daughter of Herbert E. and Opal M. (Baker) Carden in Glasgow, Mont.
She was raised in Fort Peck, Mont., where she met and married the love of her life, Thomas Royal Eastman on March 13, 1959 in Glasgow. After they were married they lived in several areas throughout the United States before making their home in Wheatland in 1978. While in Wheatland, Myrna owned and operated MC’s Hallmark store for several years.
Some of her hobbies included bowling, camping, fishing, golfing and loved to travel with her sister, Sandy, but most of all, she loved spending time with her family.
Myrna is survived by her daughter, Pamela (Rick) Freed of Newcastle; son, Robert (Jen) Eastman of Appleton, Wis.; grandchildren, Kristy Opdahl of Pinedale, Douglas Opdahl of Casper, Kayla Opdahl of Cheyenne, Alex Eastman, Jackson Eastman, Peyton Eastman, and Christian Eastman all of Appleton; great granddaughter, SheaLee Opdahl; brother Lyle Carden of Los Angeles; and sisters, Carol Binett of Kalispell, Mont. and Sandra Carden of Parker, Colo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tom Eastman on Feb. 2, 1999; infant daughter, Doreen Kaye Eastman; and sisters, Velma Wilcox and Mavis Stroud.
Serving as pallbearers will be Alan Madsen, Rick Freed, Doug Opdahl, Dustin Freed, Lonnie Bartlett and Ed Buchanan.
In lieu of flower memorials to the Platte County Memorial Nursing Home New Building Fund Chapel/ Hospice Space, P.O. Box 1148 Wheatland, WY 82201 will be appreciated by the family.
Friends and family may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at gormanfh.com.