Eldon Mortensen (Mort) Obituary

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Eldon Delon Mortensen (Mort)

December 13, 1921 - August 18, 2014
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Was born December 13, 1921 in Tolleson, AZ. and passed August 18, 2014. Eldon was a son, brother, uncle, father, husband, grandfather, great grandfather, Air Force pilot, accountant, student, hunter, horseman, animal lover and photographer. He served his country in the Air Force as a pilot for 30 years and was a true patriot to his country. He was active in the Arizona quarter horse racing industry serving as futurity secretary, treasurer and on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Arizona Quarter Racing Association. Eldon was honest, a man of integrity, intelligent, loyal, compassionate, honorable, loving,...
Was born December 13, 1921 in Tolleson, AZ. and passed August 18, 2014. Eldon was a son, brother, uncle, father, husband, grandfather, great grandfather, Air Force pilot, accountant, student, hunter, horseman, animal lover and photographer. He served his country in the Air Force as a pilot for 30 years and was a true patriot to his country. He was active in the Arizona quarter horse racing industry serving as futurity secretary, treasurer and on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Arizona Quarter Racing Association. Eldon was honest, a man of integrity, intelligent, loyal, compassionate, honorable, loving, patient, modest and truly one of the last of the great generation. Survivors include his wife of 71 years- Dorothy Gene and daughters- Janet LaTour and Diane Howard, granddaughter- Lisa Howard, great grandsons- Jordan and Jake Showers and great granddaughter- Jenna Sanders. He also leaves behind his sister, Agnes (Mortensen) Brown and numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be held at Valley of the Sun Cemetery, 10940 E. Chandler Heights Road, Chandler, AZ on Thursday, August 21st at 11:00 a.m. No flowers please but contributions to the Alzheimer's organization of your choice in his name. High Flight by John Gillespie Magee, Jr. "Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth and danced the skies on laughter –silvered wings."

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