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Eldon D. Cadwalader
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1929
Fulton County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 31, 2012
McDonough County
Illinois, USA

BUSHNELL, IL - Eldon D. Cadwalader, age 83, of Bushnell, IL, passed away at 6:39 P.M. Thursday May 31, 2012 at McDonough District Hospital Emergency Room in Macomb, IL.

He was born in rural Marietta, IL on April 18, 1929 to Garret A. and Creta G. Reneau Cadwalader. He married Bonnie J. Warner in Good Hope, IL on September 30, 1950.

Eldon is survived by his wife Bonnie of Bushnell, IL, two sons, David L. (Rhonda) Cadwalader of Bushnell, IL and Dale E. Cadwalader of Glenview, IL, two grandchildren, Ron D.(Morgan) Cadwalader and Davann L. Cadwalader and two great grandchildren, Hayden O. Cadwalader and Kellan R. Cadwalader. He is also survived by one brother-in-law, Robert E. Garrison.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.

Eldon attended Marietta Grade School, Cuba High School and Bushnell High School where he graduated from in 1946. He served in the U.S. Navy from August of 1947 to June of 1950 and later served in the Navy reserve from September 1951 to September 1955. He attended Community Church in Marietta, the Methodist Church in Walnut Grove and joined the Bushnell United Methodist Church in December 1950. He was a 50 year member to the T.J. Pickett Masonic Lodge in Bushnell, IL the Lamoine Valley Promenaders, the Peoria Magicians Assoc. and the North American Assoc. of Ventriloquists.

He was employed at Vaughan & Bushnell Mfg. Co. from October 1950 until June of 1991. His hobbies included following grandchildren in sports events, maintaining real estate properties, following the stock market, square dancing and performing ventriloquism with Snuffy, Jake, Grandpa, and an assortment of figures.

Cremation rites will be accorded.

Martin-Hollis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Family links: 
  Garret Alexander Cadwalader (1906 - 1964)
  Creta G Reneau Cadwalader (1908 - 1998)
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Jun 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91772972


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