In Memory

Jack Rayburn Kelton (Ovalo Eagles) - Class Of 1945

Jack Rayburn Kelton

June 26, 1928 - December 9, 2011

Jack Rayburn Kelton
Frederic, WI

Jack R. Kelton, 83, died peacefully Friday, December 9, 2011, at Frederic Nursing Home in Frederic, WI.
Mr. Kelton was born on June 26, 1928 in Ovalo,Texas. He married Mabel C. Ellsworth of Carlsbad, New Mexico on December 19, 1947. Jack and Mabel lived in Carlsbad, New Mexico and Abilene, Texas until 1966 when they moved to Spring Lake Township, in the Shakopee, MN area.
In 1984, Jack and Mabel moved back to Tuscola, Texas where they lived until the death of Mabel in 2001. In 2002, Jack moved to Frederic, WI to be close to his children.
Mr. Kelton was a World War II Naval Veteran. Most of his life he worked as a welder, electrician, and ended his career as an owner of a Television Service and Repair Shop in Shakopee, MN.
Survivors include, two sons, Charles (Dorothy) Kelton, of Chanhassen, MN, and James (Rebecca) Kelton of Chisago City, MN. three daughters, Rosemary (Bruce) Kelton-Covnick of Shakopee, MN, Janet (Charlie) Kelton-Wolden of Frederic, WI, and Peggy Kelton of Frederic, WI., one sister, Faye Borchardt of Jordan, MN.; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Mabel, his parents, Iris and Edna Kelton of Tuscola, Texas, and one brother, Waylon Kelton of Houston, Texas.
Cremations arrangements were made by Rowe Funeral Home in Frederic, WI.
A family graveside service will be held in Tuscola, Texas.