Pines Living Center in Friendship, Wisconsin.
No services were held per Opal’s wishes. She will be laid to rest at the Monroe Center Cemetery, Town of Monroe, Adams County, Wisconsin.
Opal was born September 17, 1911 in Oakley, Illinois to Thomas and Lula (Hays) Eades. She and her family moved to Monroe Center in 1929. During WWII, she worked at Badger Ordnance and later in Mauston at the Mauston Garment Factory. Opal married Leo R. Ostrum in April of 1947 in Nekoosa, Wisconsin.
Opal enjoyed listening to baseball games, cooking for her family, going to rummage sales, and helping other people.
Opal was a longtime member of the Monroe Center Community Church and ladies aid, and the Shadow Sisters.
Memorials may be directed to her family.
Opal was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Lula (Hays) Eades; husband, Leo R. Ostrum; two sisters: Fern Lawson and Verna Hazel Roberts; and three brothers: Paul Eades, Lloyd Eades, and Raymond Eades.
Son: Larry Ostrum of Monroe Center, Wisconsin
Son: Darrel Ostrum of Monroe Center, Wisconsin
Further survived by nephews, nieces, other relatives, and friends.