Laverne L. Eastman

July 2, 1924 – July 9, 2012

Laverne L. Eastman of Waukesha died Monday, July 9, 2012, at Avalon Square at the age of 88. Laverne was born July 2, 1924, in Shorewood, the daughter of Albert and Lillian Schumacher.

Laverne was a volunteer for the Wisconsin voting booths in Glendale. She was the loving caregiver for her husband for more than 30 years. Laverne was a fabulous cook, enjoyed embroidering quilts, tablecloths and napkins, loved reading and was passionate about golf.
Laverne will be dearly missed by her son, Robert (Kathie) Eastman of Wales; daughter, Carol (Vern) Davidson of Lafayette, Ind.; six grandchildren, Julie (Lee) Stadler, Bill Eastman, Holly Eastman, Eric Davidson, Teresa (Andy) Fletcher and Wendy (Keith) Watson; and great-grandchildren, Breanna, Brooke, Brady, Maddie, Kaitlynn, Chloe, Drew and Sean.

Laverne is further survived by a sister, Sandie Heintzen, and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Eastman Sr., and a sister, Shirley.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Thursday, July 12, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Burial will immediately follow the service at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield. Memorials are appreciated to the Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter, 620 S. 76th St., Suite 160, Milwaukee, WI 53214; or Avalon Manor, 222 Park Place, Waukesha, WI 53186.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For an online obituary or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.