Eldon J. Wilson, 95, of Delhi, Iowa, passed away at home on Friday April 17, 2020, surrounded by his family. Memorial Service will take place at a later date. Clifton-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service is assisting the family with arrangements.
Eldon was born October 28, 1924, in Delhi, the son of Doran H. and Jeanette (Ridenour) Wilson.
He grew up on the family farm near Delhi and graduated from Delhi Consolidated High School in 1942. He served in the United States Army. On October 4, 1952 in Mason City, Iowa, Eldon was united in marriage to Velva Mesch.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Velva Wilson of Delhi; sons, Kenneth (Judy) Wilson, El Cajon California, Dean (Robin) Wilson, Stoddard, Wisconsin, Gary (Marilyn) Wilson, Delhi, Larry Wilson, Juneau, Wisconsin, Doran (Patty) Wilson, Delhi; step son Darwin (Jane) Mesch, Delhi; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and two sister – in – law’s, Etta Wilson, Cedar Rapids and Wanda Wilson, Manchester.
Eldon was preceded on death by his parents; grandparents; a daughter Holly Ann; three brothers and two sisters.
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