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Kenneth "Ken" D Eaton

April 11, 1939 ~ May 13, 2018 (age 79)

Kenneth “Ken” D. Eaton, 79, of Elkhart, passed away at Briarcliff in South Bend, Indiana on Sunday, May 13, 2018.

Ken was born April 11, 1939 to the late Kenneth and Ruby (Barkes) Eaton. On March 21, 1958 he married the former Ann Mann in Elkhart, Indiana.  She preceded him in death along with his twin-brother Kyle and his sister Eleanor Thompson.

Ken is survived by his sons, Kenny (Cindy) Eaton of Elkhart, Scott (Christa) Eaton, Goshen, and daughters Tammy Eaton, Elkhart and Terri Eaton, South Bend.  Also surviving are four grandchildren, Blake (Betzy) Eaton, Allison Gugel, Lezah, and Dane‘ Eaton.

Ken had retired from NIPSCO after beginning a career there at 19 years old.  Ken had been active in the American Kennel Club when the children were younger helping with field trials and duck hunting.  He also enjoyed fishing and fast pitch softball.

Visitation will be on Friday May 18, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM at Hartzler Gutermuth Inman Funeral Home.  Funeral Services will begin at 1:30 PM at the funeral home with burial at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Osceola.  The Rev. David Sjoberg will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Hannah and Friends, 51250 Hollyhock Road, South Bend, Indiana 46637.

Donations may be made to:

Hannahs House
51250 Hollyhock Road, South Bend IN 46637

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