- May 6, 1932 - November 24, 2016
- Morrison, Illinois
of Eugene's Passing
Share This Obituary
Arrangements made by
McDonald Funeral Home
Memories & CandlesPrevious
“Love you grandpa forever
1 of 5 | Posted by: Mike Buikema - Frisco, TX
“sympathy for the family
2 of 5 | Posted by: David & Nelta Roeder
“Love you Dad. Miss you
3 of 5 | Posted by: Gary Middleton - Morrison, IL
“Thoughts & Prayers to the family......Will miss seeing him at the nursing home each day.
4 of 5 | Posted by: Michelle Hook - Morrison, IL
“Love you forever dad.
5 of 5 | Posted by: Jane Biller - Rock Falls, IL
Eugene W. Middleton, 84, of Morrison, died Thursday morning, November 24, 2016 at Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison.
Born May 6, 1932 in Morrison he was the son of Wesley Albert and Margaret (Thielen) Middleton. He married Phyllis DeVries on November 9, 1960 in Morrison. She preceded him in death on May 16, 2007.
He worked at General Electric in Morrison for 34 years in maintenance and retired in 1988. Mr. Middleton attended 1st Church of the Nazarene in Sterling and was a former member of Emmanuel Reformed Church in Morrison. He owned and operated Middleton's Concession Stand at the Whiteside County Fair with his father for over 55 years. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, vegetable and flower gardening.
Those left to honor his memory include his daughter, Jane (Steve) Biller of Rock Falls; a son Gary (Beth) Middleton of Morrison; and 3 grandchildren, Michael Buikema, Nicholas Buikema and Kelsey Middleton. He also was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, June Crete.
Graveside services will be at 12:30 PM Saturday, November 26 in Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison. A memorial has been established in his memory. Arrangements are under the direction and care of McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. To send condolences visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com