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Re: [TexasCzechs] OBIT - Matilda Nellie 'Mikeska' Eldridge

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  • Diane Baldwin
    Hi John! She s sounded like a real doll! What a wonderful person to have had in your life! Diane John L. Mikeska wrote: San Angelo
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 31, 2005
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      Hi John!
      She's sounded like a real doll!  What a wonderful person to have had in your life!

      "John L. Mikeska" <jlmikeska@...> wrote:
      San Angelo Standard Times
      Publication Date: December 31, 2005
      SAN ANGELO — “Tillie” Eldridge, 98, passed away early Thursday morning, Dec. 28, 2005.
      Tillie was born Jan. 4, 1907, in Concho County, the daughter of the late Frank and Anna Mikeska. Tillie married Clifford Eldridge on July 16, 1941.
      Tillie was a free spirit who led a very active life. Her fun-loving personality will be remembered by her many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by one sister, Milady Kerr of San Angelo.
      Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, in the Eola Cemetery, Eola.
      Johnson’s Funeral Home

       A little personal interjection about "Aunt Tillie" .  Husband Clifford passed away 09 Sep 68 and the two had no children.  Tillie made up for no children by seeing nieces and nephews got to visit Six Flags in the summer, taken on weekend fishing trips, trips to ice cream palor for a cone, etc.  She lived alone, working out at gym three times a week, bowling in a league weekly, mowing her large yard and jogging until age of about 92 or 93!  She passed 7 days before her 99th birthday. 
      Sir John, Earl of Berkshire What good is information if not shared with others?

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