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Eldon Metcalf

Eldon I. Metcalf

Sunday, April 24th, 1938 - Monday, November 2nd, 2020
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Eldon I. Metcalf, age 82, passed away on Monday, November 2, 2020 at Grace Woodlands in Eau Claire. He was born April 24, 1938 in Chippewa County to Jess and Ella (Riley Metcalf. He married Elva L. Klaar on August 24, 1957 in Island Lake. Eldon worked as a diesel truck mechanic all of his life. He loved to “putz around” in his garage and seemed to be able to fix anything. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and being outdoors. He was a big fan of polka music, dancing and going to Oktoberfest. His biggest joy was spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife: Elva of New Auburn; children: Wayne (Laurie) Metcalf of New Auburn, Laureen (Tom) Bush of Weyerhauser, Lloyd Metcalf of New Auburn and Kevin (Danielle) Metcalf of New Auburn; brothers: Veryl, Terry (Sharon), Merton (Diane), Maurice (Linda), Randy and Bradley Metcalf; sisters: Sandra Larson, Anita Jones, Cheryl Amodt, Gloria Lemke, Jeanette (Lee) Wilson and Gwen Waldecker; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Jess and Ella Metcalf; brothers: Vernon and Marvin at birth; sister: Wendy Metcalf.

There will be a visitation on Friday, November 6, 2020 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer, with private family services at a later time. Interment will be in Island Lake Cemetery. Please practice social distancing and CDC guidelines. Online condolences may be expressed at olsonfuneralhomebloomer.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 6th, 2020 | 11:00am - 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, November 6th, 2020 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Location
    Olson Funeral Home
    Address
    1516 Larson St.
    BLOOMER, WI 54724
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  • Interment

    Location
    Island Lake Cemetery
    Address
    UNKNOWN, WI

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Steven Caron

Posted at 04:39pm
He will be missed. Eldon was an inspiration and a legend, he made the people around him succeed. Steve Caron and family.
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Deb Adam

Posted at 10:05am
We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Eldon. He was always so helpful to us over the past 30 years. A blessing to have as a neighbor and friend! He will be deeply missed. Larry & Deb Adam
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With loving memories of Eldon. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy. The Adam Family
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