Carl A. Eidem

December 18, 1942 ~ October 5, 2018 (age 75)

Carl A. Eidem, 75, of Schuylkill Haven, passed away Friday, October 5th, peacefully, at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Schuylkill, E. Norwegian St., Pottsville, following a 16 year battle with cancer.


Carl was born in Pottsville, PA on December 18, 1942, a son of the late Margaret (Korkie) and Arthur L. Eidem.


He was the husband of Susan (Putt) Eidem, to whom he was married for 51 years.


Carl was employed by, and eventually retired from, The Dana Corporation.


Carl had been enlisted in the National Guard. He was also a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Schuylkill Haven, PA, Skyliner's Motorcycle Drill Team, and Schuylkill County Motorcycle Drill Team. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and motorcycling.


He is survived by a daughter, Barbara, wife of Erik Creveling, of Deer Lake; two sons, Joseph, husband of Doris Eidem, of Auburn; and Dave Eidem, of Pottsville.


Carl is also survived by two sisters, Pauline Holliday, of Orlando, FL; Ann Eidem, of Ringgold, GA; a brother, John, husband of Mary Ann Eidem, of Pine Grove; Grandchildren: Kyle Eidem and Sabrina Hunt; Great-Granddaughter: Aaliyah Green; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.


A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc. , Schuylkill Haven, PA, at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, October 10th,with Rev. Craig Zimmerman officiating. Interment will follow at Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven, PA.


A viewing for family and friends will be held on Wednesday from 9:30 AM until the time of the service at Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc., 25 E. Main Street, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972.


Geschwindt-Stabingas Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with arrangements.


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