2016-08-25 / Obituaries

Glorine Eiland

Funeral services for Glorine Eiland, 94 of Austin were held Saturday, August 20, 2016 in the Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Burial followed in the Salty Cemetery near Thorndale. Pastor Mike Fizzell and Pastor Charles Hyde officiated.

Glorine was born December 21, 1921 in Lee County, Texas to Rudolph and Emma (Patschke) Proske.

On June 13, 1953, she and Floyd W. Eiland were married in Austin. They lived in Lexington until moving to Austin in 1963.

The Austin area is where she raised her children and where she spent 50 years as an Avon Sales Representative. She was very active in her churches.

She passed away Tuesday morning, August 16, 2016 at her home in Austin.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Floyd on March 19, 2000; three brothers, Richard Proske, Eberhard Proske and Eldor Proske; two sisters, Helen Hess and Geneva Proske and a grandson, Heath Eiland.

Surviving her are two sons, Stephen Eiland and wife Rebecca of Austin, Gregory Eiland of Austin; two daughters, Rebecca Ballard and husband Mark of Austin, Stephanie Markham and husband Peter of Pflugerville; brother, Aaron Proske and wife Estelle of Lexington; and ten grandchildren, Forrest Eiland, Robin Eiland, Drew Ballard, Hunter Ballard, Theresa Ballard, Walker Ballard, Lindsey Markham, James Markham, Andrew Markham and Grant Markham.

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