Grand Rapids

Mr. Eldon A. Butler

Mr. Eldon A. Butler age 90 of Grand Rapids went to be with the Lord on Friday September 21, 2018. He now rejoins his wife of 60 years Marie Butler. Eldon is survived by his children Patricia Wendt, Robert (Marie) Butler, Mary (Kevin) Mac Conley, Therese (Eric) Thomasma, Eric (Betty) Butler, and Kathleen (Tom) Bowman; 26 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; sister in law Minnie Butler; several nieces and nephews. He served his country during the Korean War with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. Eldon was a longtime active member of St. Anthony of Padua Church and worked for many years with the St. Vincent DePaul Society. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, canoeing, travelling and square dancing. The Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Friday at 11:00 AM at St. Anthony Church where he will repose one hour prior to the Mass. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive visitors Thursday from 5 to 8 PM at the Arsulowicz Brothers Remembrance Mortuary, 3525 Remembrance Rd. NW where the Rosary will be prayed Thursday at 7:30 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent DePaul Society of St. Anthony Church.