John “Jack” Edwin Eastland, 89, a Northland resident of Kansas City, MO passed away October 11, 2018. He was born October 13, 1928 in Stanley, KS to Willis and Mildred (Cochran) Eastland.
Jack was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp and had a 42 year career at TWA, where he worked as a mechanic. His love for airplanes was evident from a very young age.
He married Anita Johnson on April 19, 1952 at St. Joesph’s Catholic Church in Shawnee, KS. They were blessed with a beautiful 66 years together. Additional survivors include their children: Jeffery Eastland, Cynthia Grossman and Marsha Eastland; two grandchildren: Jennifer Eastland and Trenton Eastland; two great grandchildren: Devin Krays and Parker Sterling; and multiple nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, David Eastland.
Visitation will be 10-11:00 a.m. Monday, October 15, 2018 at St. Therese Catholic Church. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Joseph Cisetti presiding. Committal service will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Resurrection Cemetery in Lenexa, KS. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Therese Catholic Church or Salvation Army and may be left in care of the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville. Memories of Jack and condolences may be shared with the family at meyersfuneralchapel.com