Obituary of Eldon Fraser
Eldon M. Fraser
Age 84. At rest Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Edward Hospital, Naperville, IL. Born in St. Anne, IL, the son of the late Harvey and Alma (nee Marcotte) Fraser. A resident of Bradley until relocating to Shorewood in 2004. Graduate of St. Anne High School. A U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Retired from AT&T (Illinois Bell Telephone) in 1986. Following retirement he founded his own business EF Communications until 1994. Member of The Momence Antique Car Club and The Moran A.C., Former member of The Kankakee Sportsman's Club, Joliet Elks Lodge #296. Mr. Fraser loved the outdoors, enjoyed creating and building things, and had a great appreciation of cars.
Surviving is his loving wife Barbara (nee Kuzma) (Holbrook) Fraser of Shorewood; four children, Nancy (Doug) Swanson of Alpha, IL, Rick (Ann) Fraser of Midland, MI, Randy (Jessica) Fraser of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and Michael (Kelly) Fraser of Chicago, IL; spouse's two children, Brad (Amy) Holbrook of Plainfield and Bryan (Ardyth) Holbrook of Shorewood; grandchildren, Todd and Scott Swanson, Jacob and Samantha Fraser, Roxanne, Nicholas, and Ryan Fraser, Caroline Fraser; Hunter, Emily and Carter Holbrook, Max and Myles Holbrook; one sister, Anita (the late Robert) Miller of White Cloud, MI; sister in law Mary (John) Bolek; numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by his first wife Joyce (Jacobson) Fraser (2001); one brother Orland Fraser; two brothers-in-law Eugene Kuzma and James Kuzma; one sister-in-law Carol (Dan) Allen.
Funeral services for Eldon M. Fraser will be Friday, October 14, 2016 at 9:15 A.M. from the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Rds, Joliet to the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. Interment Kankakee Memorial Gardens at 2:30 P.M.
Memorials in his name to the St. Jude Children's Hospital would be appreciated.
Visitation Thursday from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. For information, please call 815-741-5500 or visit his Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com.
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