Howard F. Eggleston

Howard F. Eggleston, 78 of Fond du Lac, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home. He was born April 23, 1936 in Clintonville, WI the son of Lloyd and Hilda Gehrt Eggleston. On May 8, 1965 he married Janet C. Kirchoff at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church. Howard was a graduate of Clintonville High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving for 3 years. He was employed with Zephyrs Gas Stations and later worked for Badger Liquor for 38 years retiring in 2003. He was a longtime member of Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church where he served as a head usher. He was a member of the Fond du Lac Elks Lodge No. 57 B.P.O.E., and the Fond du Lac Businessmen’s Golf League where he had served as president. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

SURVIVORS: Howard is survived by his wife Janet Eggleston, Fond du Lac, four children, Tara (Mark) Lukasik, Fort Meyers, FL, Ben Eggleston, Fort Meyers, FL, Brian Eggleston, Waterford, WI and Brad Eggleston, South Milwaukee, five grandchildren, Alexis, Madison, Lauren, Taylor, and Nolan. He is further survived by five brothers and sisters, Robert (Teddy) Eggleston, Marion, Donald Eggleston, Appleton,  JoAnne Rasmussen, New London, Bill (Virginia) Eggleston, Appleton and Richard (Sue) Eggleston, New Berlin, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant sister Phyllis and one brother James.

VISITATION: Friends may call on Monday, May 5, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church, 20 Wisconsin American Drive, Fond du Lac. FUNERAL: Funeral services will be held at Monday, May 5, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church. Reverend Beth Macha will officiate. Trier-Puddy American Legion Post No. 75 will conduct military services. Cremation will follow the traditional services.

Memorials appreciated to Immanuel-Trinity Lutheran Church or the American Cancer Society.

Uecker-Witt Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. For additional information and guest book go to