He and Florene were friends though a social club they both belonged to. After Florene's husband died in 1984 the friendship blossomed.
Eldon served in World War II as a Warrant Officer.
During WW II he served his county in the army as a machine gunner in heavy weapons. He was awarded the Purple Heart with 2 oak leaf clusters and 7 campaign stars.
He was a driver for Greyhound Bus Lines.
He was a member of Las Palmas Masonic Lodge No. 366 in Fresno, CA and served as its Master in 1983.
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Theresia Florene Knox Cole
1918–1996 (m. 1985)
Eldon Eugene Cole
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