E.B. Eklo

E.B. Eklo passed away May 25, 2006 at age 95 in Tucson, Ariz.

He was born in Mobridge, S. D., attended grade school and high school there and graduated from the University of South Dakota.

He received his masterís degree from the University of Wisconsin.

In 1936 he married Margaret Townsend after teaching at Watertown, S. D.

The couple moved to West Bend where Mr. Eklo taught high school for two years before accepting employment at the West Bend Co.

He continued there until his retirement in 1974 as vice president for Specialty Sales.

He and Margaret moved to Tucson later that year.

Survivors include three daughters, Mary Ladman of Tempe, Ariz. and Barb Ames and Kathy Leach, both of Naples, Fla.

Nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren also survive.

In keeping with his wishes, he was cremated with his ashes scattered in the rose garden of the Tucson Catalina Methodist Church along with those of his wife Margaret.