In memory of
Estelle Loretta (Megginson) Trask
EUREKA - Estelle Loretta Trask, 92, formerly of Galesburg, died at 6:50 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at The Loft Rehabilitation and Nursing in Eureka. She was born Sept. 29, 1926, in Galesburg, to William and Adelaide Vasey Megginson. She married Donald L. Trask on Dec. 1, 1946, in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on Sept. 30, 2013. Surviving are a son, Donald Dean (and Marilu) Trask of Lee Summit, Missouri; two daughters, Carol (and Giles) Sorrells of Germantown and Leah (and William) Webster of Chillicothe; a sister, Peggy Worden of Tucson, Arizona; six grandchildren, Janet Slonneger, Kim Brown, Katie Williams, Jennifer Mirock, Andrew Sorrells and Amanda Briggs; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Corrine Erickson and Geneva Leininger; a grandson, Kristopher Trask; and a great-granddaughter, Emery Mirock. Estelle graduated from Galesburg High School in 1944. She graduated from the School of Practical Nursing in Galesburg where she was the president of her class. She was a nurse at the Galesburg Clinic for 30 years. She also worked for the former O.T. Johnson Department Store in Galesburg for 10 years. She was a member and elder of First Christian Church in Galesburg. She was a member and former president of the Galesburg Woman's Club and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Estelle enjoyed and was an avid bridge player. Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel. Funeral will be noon Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at the chapel. Rev. Martha Jean Fitch will officiate. Entombment will be in East Linwood Cemetery in Galesburg. Memorials may be made to The Loft Rehabilitation and Nursing in Eureka or Unity Point Methodist Hospice. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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