John Eldon Easton, age 69, passed away on May 16, 1994 in Tempe, Arizona.
He was born on February 23, 1925 in Milford, Utah to Lorenzo Pratt and Catherine Joan Walker Easton. He married Bonnie LaRue Munk on September 23, 1954 in Milford, Utah and their marriage was later solemnized in the Mesa Arizona LDS Temple. She preceded him in death on April 14, 1990. He married Ruth Firmage on March 23, 1991 in Tempe, Arizona and their marriage was later solemnized in the Mesa Arizona LDS Temple. John was a veteran of World War II, where he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the IOOF and was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad. He was an active member of the LDS Church.He is survived by his wife, Ruth, Tempe, Arizona; children, Richard and Kathy, Magna; Kevin and Cathy, Magna; Bill, Tempe, Arizona; Sabrina and Leo Wheeler, Wendover, Utah; Katy Easton, Salt Lake City; John Owen, Magna; Michele Humphries, Tempe, Arizona; Wendy Johnson, Lake Forest, North Carolina; Bruce Humphries, Denver, Colorado; and Greg Humphries, Ontario, Canada; 13 grandchildren; brother, Raymond and Eva, Milford; sisters, Esther Easton, Pocatello, Idaho; Ethel Luthi, Ogden; and Claudia and Tuck Tuckey, Milford. He was preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 21, 1994 at 3 p.m. in the Milford 1st Ward LDS Chapel. Friends may call at the Olpin Mortuary in Milford from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Military honors will be handled by the Milford VFW #1546 at the interment in the Milford Cemetery under the direction of Olpin Mortuary.
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