Rev. Elbert W. Ison
Aug. 8, 1917 – July 22, 2010
The Rev. Elbert W. Ison of Sligo, Pa.,
formerly of Milwaukee, died Thursday, July 22, 2010, at Clarview Nursing
Home in Sligo at the age of 92. The Rev. Ison was born in Ballard, Texas,
on Aug. 8, 1917, a son of Cleveland and Laura (Watrous) Ison.
He was a past pastor and lifetime member of the Metropolitan Church
Association. The Rev. Ison volunteered his time by reading to children at
various schools in Milwaukee and Waukesha. He also worked for Golden
Guernsey Dairy for a time. His greatest joy was spending time with his
family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will
always be remembered for his love of singing and his innate ability to
turn what was being talked about into a song.
The Rev. Ison will be dearly missed by his daughter, Michelle (Daniel)
Miller; grandchildren, William Miller, Melissa (Michael) Jones, Kimberly
(David) Goff, Cora Ison, Katherine Ison and Christina Ison;
great-grandchildren, Jesse, Jacob, Evan and Gavin. He is further survived
by other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; son, Chester; parents; and
brothers, Wendell and Everett.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service
Thursday, July 29, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237
N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Burial with full military honors at Prairie
Home Cemetery will follow immediately.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are appreciated.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning
Services is serving the family. For further information, please call
542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence,