Gene E. McEathron, 77, of Fond
du Lac, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019 at his residence.
He was born on August 2, 1942,
in Ladysmith, the son of Donald and Etta Meider McEathron. On November 9, 1974, he married Marie A.
Balson, in Fond du Lac.
Gene owned and operated a
Shell Gas Station in Fond du Lac. He
worked for Chrysler Motors in Hartford, and he later worked for Saputo Cheese
Company in Fond du Lac. He enjoyed
playing cribbage and was proud of his “29” hand he had. Gene also enjoyed going fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his wife,
Marie McEathron, his four children: Norman (Linda) McEathron and their daughter
Ashley of Glenbeulah, Mark McEathron of Ladysmith, Paul (Jan) McEathron of
Ladysmith and John McEathron of North Fond du Lac, four grandchildren, his
brother Richard (Debbie) McEathron of Mondovi and his brother-in-law George
LaBar of Dresden, ME.
He is preceded in death by his
parents, his daughter-in-law Rose, his twin sister Joan LaBar and an infant
VISITATION: Friends may call
on Sunday, September 15, 2019, from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Covenant United
Methodist Church, 20 North Marr Street, Fond du Lac.
FUNERAL: Memorial services
will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Covenant United
Methodist Church, with Rev. Mary Balson officiating. Cremation has taken place.
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420