Eldon Ewing

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Eldon M. Ewing, 101, Frankfort, KS, died January 6, 2014 at the Frankfort Community Care Home. Visitation will be Sunday, January 12, from Noon until 8 p.m., at Padden Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 13, at the United Methodist Church in Frankfort. Rev. Norma Jean Miller will officiate. The pallbearers will be his grandsons and great grandsons, Scott Ewing, Paul Forst, Dusty Ewing, Chase Minihan, Kasey Minihan and Cameron Minihan. Burial will be in the Frankfort City Cemetery. Eldon was born May 8, 1912, to Ira and Salome (Coxley) Ewing of Wells Township, Marshall County, KS. On February 27, 1936, Eldon married Virginia Anderson in Frankfort. To this union five children were born. Eldon and Virginia had been married 52 years when she died of cancer on October 28, 1988. On July 6, 1991, Eldon married Gretchen Gibson at the United Methodist Church in Frankfort. On February 28, 2012, they moved to the Frankfort Community Care Home. Preceding him in death were his parents; 7 brothers and sisters. Surviving him are his wife of twenty-two years, Gretchen Ewing; his children, Kay (Harold) Haskin, Frankfort, Ron (Stephanie) Ewing, Colorado Springs, CO, John (Marsha) Ewing, Young Harris, GA, Barbara (Ted) Forst, Frankfort, and Dave Ewing, Topeka; nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. A memorial fund has been established to the United Methodist Church, Frankfort. Contributions may be sent in care of Padden Funeral Chapel, Frankfort.


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101 E. 3Rd
Frankfort, KS 66427
(785) 292-4446
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal from Jan. 9 to Jan. 10, 2014
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