Eldon R. Kemnitz, age 83 of Westfield, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison. He was the son of Hugo and Ella (Lange) Kemnitz. Eldon married Beverly Peters in 1956 in Harrisville and together they were dairy farmers near Westfield for over 30 years. He was also an Army Veteran. His favorite pastime was repairing old tractors and machinery until his last months.
Eldon is survived by Beverly; two brothers, Glenn and Leroy; one sister, Alvina Rozek; many other relatives and his many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Elmer, Arden and Melvin and one sister, Lydia Nelson.
A memorial gathering for Eldon will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Steinhaus-Holly Funeral Home in Westfield. No formal service will be held. An inurnment graveside service with military honors will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Pleasant View Cemetery, Town of Springfield.
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