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Obituaries

Elden D. Bastian

AMBOY – Elden D. Bastian, 69, of Amboy, died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at Edward Hines Junior Veterans Affairs Hospital in Hines. He was a computer manager for several large companies in the Chicago area and a partner in RimsS computer systems in Plano, Texas.

Elden was born June 10, 1944, in Aurora, the son of Charles and Agnes (Wagner) Bastian. He served in the Air Force for 6 years in foreign service. He married Barbara Uelich. She preceded him in death on March 25, 1988.

He is survived by his sisters, Vera Mason of Amboy and Louise Hargitt of Aurora; and several nieces and nephews.

He also was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Grace Vargo.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday and the memorial service, with military honors, at 11 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Amboy. A lunch will follow. Interment will be at a later date. 

Elden chose to be a donor through the Gift of Hope.

Memorials have been established to Fisher House at Edward Hines Junior VA Hospital and Immanuel Lutheran Church, or may be made to the donor’s choice.

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