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Eldon S. Auten 


Eldon S. Auten, Macomb, formerly of Avon, passed away at 5 a.m. Sunday June 28, 2009 at his residence.

He was born March 4, 1929 in Macomb to Daniel and Freida Standard Auten. He married Mary Evelyn Phelps on July 26, 1950 in Prairie City. She preceded him in death on March 2, 2006.

He was also preceded in death by his parents; one infant daughter, Rebecca Jean Auten; two brothers, Gaylen and Daniel “Junior” Auten.

He is survived by one son; Daniel Auten, Lowry City, Miss.; a special friend Betty R. Hodges, Macomb, with whom he made his home with for the last two years; two grandchildren, Jesse and Nickolas Auten and two great-grandchildren, Nova Eris Ann Auten and Jayden Tyler Auten.

He served in the Army National Guard and was a member of the Moline Masonic Lodge #33.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday July 3, 2009 at Avon Cemetery. Pastor Jon Keck will officiate.

Visitation will be Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Corman Memorial Home in Avon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the McDonough District Hospital Hospice Program.

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