Edythe A. Federspiel Eager

January 5, 1926September 11, 2010

EDYTHE A. EAGER, 84, of Harlan, died Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at Hickory Creek Nursing Home, Hicksville, Ohio. She was born on Jan. 5, 1926, in Fort Wayne. She graduated from Harlan High School in 1943. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. She retired as a seamstress from Wieland Furniture Co., Grabill and she had also been a seamstress at Federspiel Drapery Co. for over 20 years. Surviving are her daughter, Bonnie E. (Rod) Hanefeld of Harlan; son, John P. (Linda) Eager of Harlan; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sisters, Ellen Dean of Rockford, Ill. and Doris Garber of Coshocton, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Gerald, in 2006; son, Jerry, in 2003; three sisters; and three brothers. Funeral service is 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Harlan, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, at Hockemeyer Funeral Home, Harlan. Burial in Scipio Cemetery, Harlan. Preferred memorials to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.



  • Funeral Service Wednesday, September 15, 2010
  • Visitation Tuesday, September 14, 2010


  • Burial

Edythe A. Federspiel Eager

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September 15, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May your memories of your mother help you through this time of grief.
Frieda, Wanda and Ramona Springer

Charles Clark

September 14, 2010

Our Prayers are with you and your family at this time Chuck & Shirley Clark

Kathy Hockemeyer

September 13, 2010

Bonnie & family,
May the peace that only God can provide give you comfort

Lisa Burrier-Underwood

September 13, 2010

Just saw in the paper of your mother's passing. I remember growing up in the country and mom and I going to your house and buying cake mixes from her. Prayers for the family at this time. Lisa and Lucile (Burrier)

Debbie Wilkes

September 12, 2010

Edythe was always a wonderful den mother. The gang sure put her though the paces and she always came though with a smile. Gods blessings on your family and may the peace that only God can bestow decend on your hearts.
Deb & Al Wilkes

Donna Harshbarger

September 12, 2010

Mike and I are thinking of you at this time. You and your family will remain in our prayers.