MINONK- Earl Edgeton, 90, of Dana, died at 2:15 PM on Wednesday
May 7, 2014 at Heritage Manor Healthcare Center in Minonk.
He was born on September 9, 1923 in Downers Grove, IL, a son of
William and Caroline Schmidt Edgeton. He married Carrie Robinson in
Cedar Rapids, IA, on February 14, 1946. She preceded him in death
Surviving are his children, Ernie Edgeton, Judy (James) McMillian,
Becky (Bobby) Sechrest, Kathleen (Matt) Scott, all of Dana, James
(Linda) Edgeton, St. George, UT, Michael Edgeton, Tucson, AZ; 12
grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Terri Jean Edgeton; 4
brothers; and 1 sister.
Earl fought in European combat during World War II as part of the
United States Army Air Corps. He was a telephone repairman and
worked for GTE; retiring after 35 years.
Funeral services will be on Tuesday May 13, 2014, at 11 AM, at
Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk with Rev. Wes Ooms
officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to services from 10-11
AM at the funeral home. Interment will be in Dana Cemetery
Memorials may be made to the Dana Fire Dept.
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