Roy J. Eickstedt, 92
Oct. 19, 1946 -- April 27, 2015
Roy J. Eickstedt passed away peacefully on Monday, April 27, 2015, at Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon at the age of 92 years.
Roy was born in Cedarburg on Feb. 25, 1923, to Raymond and Norma (nee Heckendorf) Eickstedt, and married Verna (nee Riebe) on Oct. 19, 1946, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedarburg.
Roy was a World War II Army/Airforce veteran, and was a longtime member of the Peter Wollner American Legion Post 288 in Cedarburg. He was also a member of the Cedarburg Historical Society. He is survived by his wife, Verna of Thiensville; daughters, Janet (Bill) Evans of The Villages, Fla., Barbara Beckner of Saukville, Mary (Lynn) Walter of Grafton and Christine Lockman of Cedarburg. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and one brother. He is further survived by six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 2, at 12:30 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory, W63 N527 Hanover Ave., Cedarburg. Interment at Immanuel Cemetery Cedarburg. An American Legion service will be held at 12:15 p.m. Visitation will be on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Memorials to the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight are appreciated. For online condolences please go to www.muellerfuneralhome.com.