Mr. Eldon Albert Stark, Age 86 of Grant, Michigan died Friday, March 22, 2003. He was born Eldon Albert Stark in Muskegon, MI the son of Orah Mae (Whitney) and Albert John Stark on July 20, 1916. He married Vida Bernice Rull on November 23, 1980 in Casnovia, MI and she preceded him in death on August 4, 1999. He was a Truck Driver for Norfolk & Western Railroad, Chicago, IL until 1950. He was a member of VFW Post #4249. He was a veteran having served in the Army during World War II from April 02, 1941 to September 05, 1945 when he was discharged as a PFC.

He is survived by his children Carol & Daniel Herman of Oak Lown, IL,

Richard & April Stark of Las Vegas, NV,  Randy & LeAnn Stark of , MN

his step-daughter Dawn Braford of Grant, MI, 16 Grandchildren,

13 Great-grandchildren, 2 Great-great-grandchildren,

his sisters LaVern Jorgensen of Grant, MI, Maureen Stark of Fremont, MI,

Evelyn & Foster Gilbert of Muskegon, MI, Nellie & James Stevens of Muskegon, MI

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P. M. from the McKinley Grant Chapel, on Tuesday, March 25, 2003 with Chaplain Leo Rathbun officiating. Military raveside will be under the auspices of the VFW Post #4249 of Newaygo.  Interment will be in the Ashland Center Cemetery. Visitation 11:00 AM - 1:00 P. M. Tuesday. - McKinley Funeral Home, Grant, 231-834-5613. http:\\mckinleyfuneral.com