Almeda Faye Eggleston, the daughter of William Frank and Alta Almeda (Nash) Schaffer, was born October 11, 1926 near Lenox in Taylor County Iowa. Almeda entered eternal rest on October 20, 2015 at Corning Nursing and Rehab Center, Corning, Iowa, at the age of 89 years and nine days.
Almeda married Alvin Lafayette Eggleston on October 13, 1945 in Corning, Iowa. They were life-long residents of Adams County. Three children were born to bless this union. Almeda was a housewife and homemaker. Her life was dedicated to caring for the family to which she was devoted. She will be missed by many.
Left to cherish Almeda’s memory are her children: Jim (Cathy) Eggleston, Prescott; Carolyn (Dennis) Stormer, Corning; daughter-in-law; Mary Eggleston-Lister, Red Oak; nine grand-children: Christina Wessel, Russell (Summer) Eggleston, Wade (Denell) Eggleston, Amy (Bill Hardy) Eggleston, Mason (Julie) Eggleston, Melissa (Justin) Henriksen, David (Betsy) Stormer, Denise (Thomas) Puffer, Carrie (Jared) Jones; 19 great grand-children; 9 great great grand-children; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives; and her Corning Nursing and Rehab family, who affectionately knew her as “Grandma”.
Preceding Almeda in death were her husband in 1984: son: Danny Eggleston; her parents; six brothers and one sister.