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Elroy A. Wildeson
Contributed by Patricia Watson Dyson

March 16, 1973

     A lifetime DeKalb County resident, Elroy A. Wildeson, Rt. 1, Garrett, 93, died at 11:20 a.m. Friday in the Garrett Community Hospital, where he had been a patient since Tuesday; March 13.

     Mr. Wildeson was born March 28, 1879 near St. Johns to John and Louise (Hall) Wildeson.  He married Effie Miller May 2, 1909 in Auburn.  She preceded him in death in 1923.  Mr. Wildeson was a retired farmer.

     Survivors include one foster daughter, Mrs. Robert Kratzman, fort Wayne, and two nephews, Arthur Wildeson, Rt. 2, Auburn, and Robert Wildeson, South Wayne Street, Auburn.

     Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the McKee Funeral Home, Garrett, with the Rev. Fred L. Orr, minister of the Altar Star Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in Cedar Chapel Cemetery.

     Friends and relatives may call at the funeral home after 1 p.m. Saturday.

     Submitted by Patricia Watson Dyson