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TELFORD, Elvin E

TELFORD, Elvin E[1]

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  • Name TELFORD, Elvin E 
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    Gender Male 
    Born 23 Jun 1926  Sandoval, Marion County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried May 2009  Miller Cemetery, Middletown, Henry County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 2 May 2009  Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Elvin E. "Wheel" Telford, 82, passed away May 2, 2009, at Ball Memorial Hospital.

      He was born June 23, 1926, in Sandoval, Ill., the son of Sy and Lulu Telford. He was a graduate of Vandalia High School, Vandalia, Ill., and went on to serve in the U.S Navy during World War II. After returning from serving in the Pacific, he returned to Illinois and married Virginia Belton in 1950 in Greenville, Ill. They moved their family to Muncie in 1962.

      Elvin worked for N.G. Gilbert Corp. for more than 30 years as a journeyman lineman, progressing into management within the sub-station division. He also worked for Tabor Construction and Burns Corp. Elvin retired in 1994.

      Elvin enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting and was an avid reader, especially Western novels. He was an enthusiastic St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan. Elvin enjoyed travel, both domestic and abroad, including two special trips to Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

      Elvin is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Laura Telford of Muncie; four children, Jerry (wife, Lisa) Telford of Carmel, Teresa Strait of Indianapolis, Julayne Telford of Oakville and Lynne (husband, Steve) Bragg of Pendleton; three stepsons, Eric (wife, Deborah) Stoker of Augusta, Ga., Duane Stoker of Peoria, Ill., and Glen (wife, Penny) Stoker of Pendleton; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four siblings, Juanita Hediger of Greenville, Ill., Una Funk of Vandalia, Ill., Danny Telford of Sun City West, Ariz., and Donna Gaffney of Mission, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

      Elvin was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Virginia Telford; two brothers, Herman "Lefty" Telford and Loren "Doc" Telford; and one sister, Leta Telford.

      Services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel, with the Rev. C.A. Dalton officiating. Burial will follow in Miller Cemetery, Middletown. [2]
    Age 82 years 
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    Person ID P581  Dutton Ancestry
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2021 

    Family Ancestors BELTON, Eva Virginia
              b. 3 Jan 1931, Sparta, Randolph County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Mar 1987, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 6 May 1950  Greenville, Bond County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Age at Marriage He was 23 years and 11 months - She was 19 years and 4 months  
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F4887  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jun 1926 - Sandoval, Marion County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 May 1950 - Greenville, Bond County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - May 2009 - Miller Cemetery, Middletown, Henry County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 May 2009 - Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    E Virginia (Belton) & Elvin E Telford
    E Virginia (Belton) & Elvin E Telford

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    Elvin E Telford
    Elvin E Telford

  • Sources 
    1. [S437] Death Certificate.
      **See Virginia's Death Cert.

    2. [S50] Findagrave.com.

    3. [S94] (see) Headstone.


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