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Carl Haakon Eilertson

October 26, 1924 — August 25, 2010

Carl H. Eilertson obituaryCarl H. Eilertson, 85, of Oshkosh died on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at Park View Health Center, Oshkosh. Carl was born on October, 26, 1924 in St. James, MN the son of Henry and Charlotte Tillman Eilertson. His first wife, Eleanor Schaefer preceded him in death on January 26, 1964. In 1990 Carl married Dorothy Whitney in Oshkosh. Mr. Eilertson was a WWII Navy veteran and was very patriotic. He had been a bridge tender on the Main Street Bridge in Oshkosh for 28 years until his retirement. He was a member of the Buick Club and enjoyed restoring old cars. He was a member of Trier-Puddy American Legion Post #75 for many years.Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Whitney-Eilertson of Oshkosh, son Cary (Sharon) Eilertson of Eldorado; Step Daughter, Carla (Fred) Marcell of Green Bay; step sons, Craig (Robin) Whitney and Chris (Linda) Whitney both of Oshkosh; three grandchildren and seven step grandchildren; four great grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren; brother, Stanley (June) Eilertson of Fond du Lac; and sister, Eleanor Henning of Fond du Lac.A private family graveside service will be held at Ledgview Memorial Park in Fond du Lac.Carl's family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Park View Health Center for the compassionate care that he received during his stay.

Ledgeview Memorial Park

Town of Empire
Fond du Lac

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