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Mavis Eide June 12, 1928 – Jan. 30, 2017

Jan 31, 2017

Funeral services for Mavis Eide, 88, of Estherville will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at the Estherville Lutheran Church with Pastor Chris Lang officiating. Interment will be at East Side Cemetery, Estherville. Mavis passed away at the Estherville Good Samaritan Center, on Jan. 30, 2017.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

Mavis Gail (Hanson) Eide was born on June 12, 1928, in Palo Alto County to Merle and Clara (Geil) Hanson.

She attended Ruthven High School. Following school she worked at P.G. Grays and Wadco. She was united in marriage to Wesley Eide on April 24, 1948, in Jackson, Minn. The couple made their home in Estherville. Mavis enjoyed staying home and raising their children.

Mavis was a member of Estherville Lutheran Church and the Ladies Circle at the church; she was also a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Estherville. Mavis enjoyed sewing in her free time.

Mavis is survived by her children Gloria (Larry) Nath of Estherville, Gary (Virginia) Eide of Estherville, Carolyn (Steve) Brill of Royalton, Minn., Jennifer (Bill) Cother of Milford, and Gail Eide of Willmar, Minn.; 20 grandchildren, and 39 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Dean Hanson of Estherville; her sister Sarah Schmidt of Eldon, Mo.; and her sister-in-law Lorraine Hanson of Carroll.

Mavis is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brothers Wayne (Nancy) Hanson and Dale Hanson, her brother-in-law Jim Schmidt, sister-in-law Nancy Hanson, and great-granddaughter Khloe Nath.