Curtis Paul Eiland Family


Curtis Paul Eiland Family

Husband: Curtis Paul Eiland

Born: 23 Feb 1924at: Rockdale, Milam Co, Tx
Married: 02 Mar 1946at: Eagle Lake, Colorada Co, Tx
Died: 30 Jan 2013at: 
Buried: at: 
Father: Joseph Leander (J L) Eiland
Mother: Willie Hazell
Other Spouses: Eva Jean Brumbelow Smith  

Wife: Kathryn Margaret Skeeters

Born: 04 Sep 1921at: 
Died: 18 Nov 2000at: Belton, Bell Co, Tx
Buried: at: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (IOOF), Rockdale, Milam Co, Tx
Father: Bryant Skeeters
Mother: Eva Banning


Name: Wesley Paul Eiland
Born: at: 
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Joan Yvonne Requardt  

Name: Bryan Keith Eiland
Born: 1955at: 
Died: 01 Dec 1955at: 
Buried: at: Lakeside Cemetery, Van Zandt Co, Tx

Name: Eva Kay Eiland
Born: at: 
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Johnny Wayne Denman  

More Information:

About Curtis Paul Eiland:

Curtis P Eiland
United States World War II Army Enlistment Records
Name Curtis P Eiland
Name (Original) EILAND CURTIS P
Event Type Military Service
Event Date 11 Mar 1943
Term of Enlistment Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Event Place Houston, Texas, United States
Race White
Citizenship Status citizen
Birth Year 1924
Birthplace TEXAS
Education Level 4 years of high school
Civilian Occupation Unskilled occupations in furnishing utilities, n.e.c.
Marital Status Single, with dependents
Military Rank Private
Army Branch No branch assignment
Army Component Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source Reference Civil Life
Serial Number 38418451
Affiliate ARC Identifier 1263923
Box Film Number 13326.98

Curtis Eiland was born in Milam County, Texas to Joseph Leandra and Willie (Hazell) Eiland. He was one of ten children. He was a 1941 graduate of Rockdale High School. Curtis served in the U.S. Army from March 11, 1943 to February 16, 1946. Curtis and Kathryn Margaret Skeeters were married on March 2, 1946 in Eagle Lake, Texas. To this union three children were born. After Kathryn's death, he and Eva Jean Brumbelow were married on April 13, 2002.

Curtis started with Houston Lighting and Power, became a Lineman and worked his way up to Supervisor. He retired after 42 years. Curtis was a volunteer fireman in the Recreation Acres Community and a member of Full Gospel Church in the community from 1946 to 1993. He served on the Klein I.S.D. School Board from 1959 to 1971. The Eiland Elementary School in Klein was named in their honor. He was involved in the purchase and building of Midwest Bible Institute when it was moved to Houston from Missouri. After they left the Klein area, they moved to Belton where he was a member of First Assembly of God in Belton.

Curtis passed away on a Wednesday in the Scott & White Hospital in Temple, reaching the age of 88. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Kathryn Eiland on November 18, 2000. Their son, Bryant Keith Eiland. His parents. Five brothers, Charles Vernon Eiland, Sr., Emory James Eiland, Joseph Otis Eiland, William Nolan Eiland, Sr., and Floyd Wayne Eiland. Four sisters, Anna Iona Pruitt, Avis Raye Yoakum, Edna Mae DuBois and Laura Neil Hill. Services for Curtis Eiland were held Monday, February 4, 2013 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home. Burial followed in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery. Pastor Harry Thrasher officiated. Phillips and Luckey

About Kathryn Margaret Skeeters:

Rockdale Reporter, Thur., 23 Nov 2000
BELTON - Funeral services for Kathryn M. Eiland, 79, of Belton were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2000 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Burial followed in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale. Rev. Harry Thrasher, Rev. Joe Beasley, Rev. George Bollinger and Rev. Earl Pruitt officiated. She died Saturday, Nov. 18 in the Weston Inn Health Care Center in Temple.

Mrs. Eiland was born Sept. 4, 1921 in Eagle Lake to Bryant and Eva (Banning) Skeeters. She and Curtis Eiland were married March 2, 1946 in Eagle Lake. She was a homemaker and minister with the Full Gospel Evangelist Association. Preceding her in death were a son, Bryant Keith Eiland; sister, Marianne; brother, Charlie and her parents.

Mrs. Eiland was a member of PTA Organization in Klein Independent School District for 18 years, PTA president at three different Klein schools and served in the Co. and district PTA Organization for a number of years. She was a graduate of Eagle Lake High School in 1939 and a member of Recreation Acres Full Gospel Church in Houston, serving as Youth Leader and Sunday School teacher for a number of years.

Surviving are her husband, Curtis Eiland of Belton; son, Wesley Eiland and wife Joan of Keller; two daughters, Eva Denman and husband Johnny of Belton; grandaughters Madelyn Crossland and husband Rick of Humble and Leslie Shiflet and husband Lee of Bedord; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Ashton Newman of Humble; sister-in-law, Lottie Skeeters of Houston; nephew, Charles Skeeters and wife Peggy of Houston; a host of other nieces, nephews and relatives. Pallbearers were nephews, Lee Shiflet, Charles Ray Skeeters, Gary Eiland, Boyce DuBois, Rick Crossland, Roy Jennings.

Revised: 16-Aug-16  05:40 PM