WALWORTH, Wis. – Wesley E. Eaton 85, formerly of Cary, passed away Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, with family at his side after complications from a stroke.
Born March 31, 1927, he was the son of the late Elmer H. and Emma C. (Bewert) Eaton of Chicago.
He was a corporal in the United States Army and served in Korea.
With a lifelong appreciation of music, he was a member of the Chicago Area Theatre Organ Enthusiasts, Dairyland Theatre Organ Society, American Theatre Organ Society and Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Cary.
He is survived by his children, Kathleen H. Erickson (Gary) of Lena, James W. Eaton of Waukegan and Nancy A. Doherty (Scott) of Lake Geneva, Wis.; and two grandsons, Matthew W. Erickson of Woodridge and Russell J. Erickson of Lena.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann, in 2002; and sister, Winifred Dombrowski in 2002.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Cary.
The family requests donations to the Holy Cross Lutheran Church Organ Fund, 2107 Three Oaks Road, Cary, IL 60013, or a hospice organization of your choice.