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 Clyde LaVerne Elston

Clyde LaVerne Elston

Birth
Hancock County, Illinois, USA
Death 8 Feb 1989 (aged 76)
Mendon, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Burial Mendon, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100499572 · View Source
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Clyde LaVerne Elston, 76, of rural Mendon, a retired farmer, died at 6:10 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 8, 1989) in his home.
Mr. Elston was born July 12, 1912, in St. Albans Township in Hancock County, a son of James H. and Kathryn Verbenia Haistings Elston. He married Alice Harriet Mealiff Feb. 10, 1940, in Keokuk, Iowa. She survives.
Mr. Elston was a member, deacon and trustee of the Mendon Congregational Church, and a former member of the Men's class. He had served for many years on the church's fair stand committee, which operated a stand at the Adams County Fair. He was a member and former director of the Adams County Farm Bureau and had held various offices in the Glenwood Community Club. He had attended Webster School near Stillwell and the West Point High School. He was a member of the Loraine Card Club. He had farmed in the Mendon area since 1950, retiring in 1980.
Survivors also include two daughters, Mrs. Clyde (Frances Kaye) Stoll and Mrs. Walter "Chuck" (Joyce) Lubbert II, both of Mendon; two brothers, Carey of Mendon and Leo of Quincy; two sisters, Mrs. Mabel Ruffcorn and Mrs. Cleta Tallcott, both of Loraine; three grandsons, Daryl and Alan Stoll, both of Mendon, and Rodney Stoll of Bartlett; two granddaughters, Carmen and Beth Lubbert of Mendon; and a great-granddaughter, Stephanie Stoll of Mendon. He was preceded in death by a brother, Harley.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Curry-Hunter Funeral Home in Mendon by the Rev. Mark Chinnis. Burial will be in the Mendon Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, with family meeting friends from 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Blessing Foundation for Hospice in Quincy or to the Mendon Congregational Church.


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  • Created by: Sue Whitaker
  • Added: 10 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100499572
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clyde LaVerne Elston (12 Jul 1912–8 Feb 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100499572, citing Mendon Cemetery, Mendon, Adams County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Sue Whitaker (contributor 47838141) .