Oscar F. Eggeson, age 93, of Overland Park, KS, and formerly of Quincy, died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at 3:10 am in Tall Grass Creek Center in Overland Park, KS.
Oscar was born May 23, 1923 in Quincy, Illinois, the son of Oscar F. and Lisette M.L. Bachman Eggeson. He married Virginia Witte, who preceded him in death. He then married Harriet Farmer. She also preceded him in death.
Oscar served in the United States Marines. While he was enlisted, he attended Colgate University in Colgate, NY, where he studied Business and Accounting. After his was honorably discharged, he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Washington University. Oscar was employed by Purina as an accountant for many years.
Survivors include: his sister, Donna Bowen of Quincy; and numerous nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
In addition to his two wives, Oscar was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Gary Eggeson; a brother, Neal Eggeson; and a sister, Betty Nordgren.
Services: 11:00 a.m. Memorial Mass on Saturday May 27, 2017 at St. John’s Cathedral with Bishop Stephen Strawn officiating.
Burial: St. John’s Cathedral Columbarium, Quincy, Illinois
Memorials: St. John’s Cathedral or Great River Honor Flights
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.