Eldon Walter Fruehling, 74, of North Buena Vista, formally of Mt. Vernon, Iowa, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Finley Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa. Friends and family may visit and celebrate his life from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020 at the Cedar Memorial Chapel Stateroom. A limited number of people will be allowed in the Stateroom at one time. Please plan to wait your turn outside and be respectful of social distancing guidelines.
Private family memorial services will be held at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. Inurnment will be held at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. A livestream of the private funeral service can be viewed a https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/89077640 on Friday, June 19, at 3:00 p.m.
Eldon was born June 24, 1945 in Beatrice, Nebraska the son of Erwin and Fern Fruehling. Eldon graduated from Washington High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was united in marriage to Judy Glass on June 27, 1964 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Eldon was part owner of F & G Trucking, worked for Hawkeye Ready Mix, driving part time for Lou Somerville during the winter where he and his wife Judy saw a lot of the country. He then retired from Wendling Quarries.
Survivors include a daughter, Denise (Terry) Carpenter of Anamosa, IA; son, Howard (Tia) Fruehling of Center Point, IA; grandchildren, Hailey Fruehling of Center Point, IA; Kaitlyn (Brennan) Henderson of Center Point, IA; and great grandchild, Oaklynn Jae Henderson, along with his loving dog Batman. Also surviving are siblings, Gerald & Sandy Fruehling of Aurora, CO; Conrad Fruehling of Marion, and Steve and Martha Fruehling of Cedar Rapids.
Eldon was preceded in death by his wife, Judy and parents Erwin and Fern Fruehling.
Memorial donations may be directed to Camp Courageous or the Dubuque Humane Society.
The family would like to thank all the staff at Finley Hospital and Unity Point Home Care Services for their tender loving care given to Eldon.