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Eldon D. Cummins 1933-2010

CUMMINS, DUNFORD, PALMER, SCHNURPEL, CLARK, MILLER

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 10/4/2014 at 22:39:27

Eldon D. Cummins, the son of Rufus and Cornelia (Palmer) Cummins was born October 19, 1933, in Dolliver, Iowa. Eldon passed away on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at his home in Ringsted, Iowa, at the age of 76.

On August 22, 1953, Eldon was united in marriage to Bonnie (Dunford) in Dubuque, Iowa. Eldon then served in the United States Army from 1953 - 1957 and continued with the Army Reserve until 1963. In 1954, Eldon started working for Emmet County Road Department. In 1967 the couple moved to Ringsted and Eldon was employed as a road grader for Emmet County until he retired in 1993. He enjoyed camping, fishing and spending time with his family.

He was a member of Calvary Gospel Assembly in Estherville.

Left to cherish Eldon's memory is his wife, Bonnie of Ringsted; children, James Cummins of Shellsburg, Iowa; Deborah Schnurpel and her husband, Jimmie of St. Paul, Minnesota; Duane Cummins and his wife, Lorraine of Runnells, Iowa; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Eldon has been preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Lorene Clark and Vernice Miller and four brothers, Byrl, Dwayne, Virgil and Darrell.

INTERMENT: Ringsted Memorial Cemetery, Ringsted (MC)


 

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