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Life Story / Obituary
Age 83, died on Monday January 26, 2015 at Upjohn Community Care Center. He was born on May 24, 1931 in Kalamazoo the son of Edward and Burdette (Bourne) Mayo and has lived his entire life in Kalamazoo. Elton proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean War and retired from Western Michigan in 1993. On February 27, 1954 he married Shirley Waldorf, who preceded him in death in 2004. He was also preceded in death by his twin brother, Edward and sisters: Rosemary Rayburn and Janice Mayo. He is survived by his son Lester (Eddy); 3 grandchildren: Candace Mayo, Bob (Marcie) Johnson and Kim (Mike) Ball; many great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Services for Elton will be held at a later date and burial will be at Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorials contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements made by Life Story Funeral Home, Betzler- Kalamazoo, 6080 Stadium Drive (375-2900). WWW.lifestorynet.com