Obituary: James Edward Easton 


James Edward Easton of Fishers, Indiana, passed away in Indianapolis at age 80 surrounded by loving family on December 23, 2014. Jim was born on June 7, 1934, at Elk Point, South Dakota to Edward Samuel and Irene (Pierce) Easton.

Jim served as a cook with the U.S. Army in Germany from 1957 to 1959. On September 19, 1959, he married Gladys Clark of Eureka, Montana, whom he met as a fellow student at the University of South Dakota where he earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree in mathematics.

He is survived by his wife Gladys and their four daughters: Susan (husband, Art) Conklin of Houston, TX; Carol Loehr of St. Louis, MO; Janet (husband, Greg) Jeziorski of Denver, CO; and Sharon Schreiner (husband, Kurt) of Indianapolis, IN. Also surviving are seven grandchildren: Michael MacKenzie, Timothy Sykes, Amy & Matthew Loehr, Andrew Jeziorski, and Keith & Steven Schreiner; and ten great-grandchildren.

Viewing for Jim will be from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 27 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 777 Sunblest Blvd., Fishers, IN. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm at the church, followed shortly thereafter by interment at Highland Cemetery in Fishers, at 115th street and Hoosier Road.

In lieu of flowers, donations in James’ honor may be made to Meals on Wheels of Hamilton County, 395 Westfield Road, Noblesville, IN 46060. Funeral arrangements for James are being managed by Randall and Roberts Funeral Home.


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