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Eldon Howard Cofer
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1900
Jackson
Amador County
California, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1993
Berkeley
Alameda County
California, USA

Eldon was the son of Walter Daniel and Adeline Rebecca Cofer. His young years were spent were spent growing up in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
Eldon graduated from Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon in 1922. It was here he met Emily Cornelia Thompson. They were married on the August 24, 1924, in Corvallis, Benton Co. Oregon.
Three children were born to this couple.
Marian Louise 1926-2007
Glenn Eldon 1928-
Roy Howard 1934-

Eldon and Emily made their home on NE 29th Ave, in Portland, OR, until the late 1940's when Eldons work took the family to Berkeley, Calfornia.
He retire from Southern Pacific Railway- Pacific Systems Office Engineer, with 44 years of service in 1965. He and Emily were members of the Northbrae Coummunity Church.

Among his hobbies were gardening, raising orchids and hibicus and other fancy plants, and lawn bowling. In their retirement years Eldon and Emily took many trip around the US. 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Daniel Cofer (1874 - 1946)
  Adeline Rebecca Mounter Cofer (1875 - 1970)
 
 Spouse:
  Emily Cornelia Thompson Cofer (1901 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eldon Howard Cofer (1900 - 1993)
  Lester Bernard Cofer (1903 - 1996)*
  Gertrude Belle Cofer Bither (1906 - 1979)*
  Roland W Cofer (1907 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset View Cemetery
El Cerrito
Contra Costa County
California, USA
Plot: Heian Garden, Row 10 Grave 90
 
Created by: Dena Iverson
Record added: Nov 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100112833
Eldon Howard Cofer
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Eldon Howard Cofer
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Eldon Howard Cofer
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