Robert “Bob” L. Easton, 83

Robert “Bob” L. Easton, 83 of St. Anthony, Iowa passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. A graveside services will be held on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 1:00pm in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Marshalltown. Pastor Patrick Anderson will officiate the service.

Bob was born on July 11, 1930 to John and Marguerite (Linn) Easton in St. Anthony. He attended St. Anthony schools. Bob enlisted into the Navy following school and served in the Korean Conflict. Returning home after serving our country Bob married Florence Ellen Bennet on october 4,1953. The couple resided in St. Anthony and of this union 4 children were born. He worked for Borden dairy and raised turkeys on his farm. Bob has a great love for his grandkids and they were his pride and joy. He also enjoyed his dog, watching wrestling, farming and watching the farm channel.

Those left to cherish Bob’s memories are his children, Ronnie (Dr. Mingon) Easton of Iowa City, Lynette (Harry) St John of Red Oak, Allan Easton of St. Anthony, and Wayne Easton of St. Anthony; 10 grandkids; 4 great-grandkids; brother Dale (Barb) Easton of Branson, Missouri; and sister Marilyn (Don) Miller of West Union, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Bob Easton memorial fund.

The Marshalltown American Legion Post #46 and Marshalltown VFW Post #839 will present the military rites.

Fredregill Funeral Home in Zearing has been entrusted with the care of Bob and his family.