Adolph L. Elson, passed away Sept. 19, 2014, while residing at Kindred Transitional Care & Rehabilitation Center in Greenfield. Ady was born in Kokomo to Ernest & Birdie Elson on March 31, 1928.
Ady is survived by his wife, Imogene; and children, Deb of Greenfield and Jim (Julie) of New Palestine; grandchildren, Joshua Elson of Springfield Mo., Matthew (Hannah) of Lewisville Ind., and Jennifer (Heath) Palmer of West Plains Mo., as well as great-grandchildren, Jasmine, Taylor, and Chance Palmer, and Ezekiel and Liana Elson; his surviving nieces and nephews are Gary (Jenny) Bowen, Jeff Bowen, Randy (Karen) Bowen, Anita (Jack) MacIntosh, Diana (Danny) Marshall, Jerry (Julie) Elson, Charles Elson, Linda (Charles) Kelley, Betty Floyd, and Kent (Tammy) Kirby with their children and grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and all siblings, Harry Elson, George Elson, Dorothy Bowen, Robert Elson, and Suzi Kirby.
The family would like to take this opportunity to thank Kindred for their wonderful care of Ady during his fight with Alzheimer’s. Their support to the family during this difficult time is greatly appreciated.
A celebration of Ady’s life will be will be held at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 116 West South Street, Greenfield, IN 46140 on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, with a small reception following. Parking is available directly across the street from the South Street church entrance.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation be made to Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758541, Topeka KS 66675-8541, Alzheimer’s Association, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240, or your favorite charity.
The internment of ashes will be celebrated at a later date for the family at Marion National Cemetery in Marion, Ind.