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 Maurice Elliott

Maurice Elliott

Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, USA
Death 8 Dec 2012 (aged 83)
Hampton, Franklin County, Iowa, USA
Burial Little Cedar, Mitchell County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 101994110 · View Source
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Maurice Elliott, 83, of Hampton, Iowa, formerly of Postville, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2012, at the Franklin General Hospital Nursing Facility in Hampton.

Maurice Elliott was born on August 6, 1929 at Aberdeen, South Dakota to Orin and Jesse McMinn Elliott. He attended Fullerton, North Dakota and Little Cedar Iowa schools and graduated from Little Cedar High Schools in 1947.

He and his family moved to Mitchell County in 1936 and he helped his family run the family farm in Little Cedar, IA.

He served in the U. S. Air Force from 1948 to 1952. In 1950, he married Kathleen Schrage in Osage, Iowa. They later divorced. He lived in Florida and returned to Iowa in 1952. He was part of the first guided missiles that were the first part of the space age.

He worked for Zeigler's as a diesel mechanic and shop supervisor for 39 years. During this time, he also owned Elliott's Camper Service, selling campers and snowmobiles.

In 1992, he retired and became a fulltime RVer. He immensely enjoyed traveling. Visiting all 48 states and making many friends during his travels.

Survivors include four daughters, Maureen Shaner of Sumner, Denise Liddle of Waverly, Vickie Burington of Fayette, Angela (Jeff) Lund of Waterloo, and two sons, Dan (Lynn) and John of Postville, 13 grandchildren, Carolyn (Dave) Wagner, Jess Liddle, Jonnie (Charlie) Becker, Travis (Kelly) Elliott, Chris (Amber) Burington, Matt (Stacie) Burington, Jenny Burington, Samantha Lund, Gage Lund, Devon Lund, Grace Lund, Jonathon Lund, and Alexandra Lund and 8 great-grandchildren and his sister-in-law, Alene Elliott of Fullerton, North Dakota.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Max L. Elliott, Guy Marvin Elliott, his grandson, Nickolas Elliott and his sister-in-law, Kathryn Elliott.

Private burial will take place at a later date in the Liberty Township Cemetery, Little Cedar, Iowa. Show less

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  • Maintained by: Anonymous
  • Originally Created by: Lois Schwartz
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101994110
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maurice Elliott (6 Aug 1929–8 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101994110, citing Liberty Cemetery, Little Cedar, Mitchell County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46988555) .