Myrna R. Eskeldson

Myrna R. Eskeldson, 75, of Ramona, died Monday at Herington Municipal Hospital. She was born Aug. 10, 1937, to Martin F. and Martha E. (Krause) Brockmeier at their home west of Herington.

She was a homemaker. She graduated from Hope High School in 1955. She was a dental hygienist until 1960 and later worked part-time in the Ramona Post Office. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Ramona.

She married Steven C. Eskeldson on March 27, 1960, at St. John’s Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 2012. A sister, Alice Brockmeier, and her parents also preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sons, Tom Eskeldson of Herington and Bart Eskeldson of Topeka; one brother, Eldred Brockmeier of Hope; four sisters, Loretta Lietz of Herington, Marilyn Will of Herington, Shirley Lehman of Salina, and Donna Ascher of O’Fallon, Ill.; and three grandchildren.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Ramona, with the Rev. Clark Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Lewis Cemetery. A prayer service will be at 6:30 p.m. today at Penwell-Gable Funeral Home, Herington Chapel.

Memorial funds have been established for the ALS Foundation and Trinity Lutheran Church.

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