Gilbert Arthur Eaton

Gilbert Arthur Eaton

Birth
Lagrange County, Indiana, USA
Death 24 Jun 2004 (aged 95)
White Pigeon, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA
Burial Orland, Steuben County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 144274241 · View Source
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Obit from Sturgis Journal:
Gilbert A. EATON, 95, of 26570 Fawn River Road, Sturgis, Mich., died June 24, 2004, at White Pigeon.
He was born July 28, 1908, in LaGrange County, Ind., a son of Edward and Charlotte (WHITE) EATON. He had been a resident of Sturgis since 1979, coming here from Orland, Ind.
In 1930 he married Mabel WELLS who died in 1975. On Dec. 5, 1979, he married Margaret WILSON GRABE at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sturgis of which he was a member. Gilbert was a farmer and retired from Harter Corp. on July 1, 1973. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, deserts, sweets, and his cottage at the lake.
Surviving are his wife; one son, Dan EATON and wife, Linda of Orland, Ind.; a grandson, Michael EATON of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; a granddaughter, Judy CARTWRIGHT of Pompino Beach, Fla.; two great-granddaughters, Elena ELSWICK of Florida and Samantha EATON of Decatur, Ind.; two great-great-granddaughters, Emily CRAWFORD of Florida and Avery ELSWICK of Florida; several nieces and nephews; step-children, Diane MORSE and husband, George of Sturgis and Gregory GRABE and wife, Trudy of Sturgis; and two step-grandchildren, Kevin and Michelle MORSE of Lake Orion, Mich. and Kristi MORSE and friend, Dave SMITH of Battle Creek.
He was preceded in death by five sisters; one brother; one grandson, Michael A. EATON; and his first wife, Mabel.
Religious services celebrating the life of Gilbert A. EATON will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the St. John’s Lutheran Church of Sturgis with pastor Paul Stern officiating. Lunch will follow the service with interment at 1:30 p.m. (all Mich.times) at the Greenlawn Cemetery, Orland, Ind.

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  • Created by: PLS
  • Added: 28 Mar 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 144274241
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gilbert Arthur Eaton (28 Jul 1908–24 Jun 2004), Find a Grave Memorial no. 144274241, citing Greenlawn Cemetery, Orland, Steuben County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by PLS (contributor 47341148) .