LITTLE FALLS -- James Eidenshink, 60, Little Falls, former co-owner of Jetka's Ace Hardware of Little Falls, died Saturday, March 8, 2003, at Fairview Hospital in Minneapolis.
He was born Jan. 27, 1943, in Little Falls to Frederick and Hope (Muncy) Eidenshink. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1962. He served overseas in Turkey and was discharged in 1966. After the service he worked for a time at Larson's Boats and then became co-owner at Jetka Ace Hardware. He married Mary Beth Yoerg on Sept. 14, 1968, in Little Falls.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Derek Eidenshink, Little Falls; two daughters, Jennifer Pinske, Mankato, and Bethany Eidenshink, Osceola, Wis.; five grandchildren; and a brother, Gerald Eidenshink, Brainerd.
His parents died earlier.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Little Falls with Father Nick Landsberger officiating. Burial will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Camp Ripley.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today, with parish prayers at 7 p.m., and 9 a.m. until services Tuesday at Brenny-Simonet Funeral Home, East Chapel, in Little Falls.
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