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Elroy W. Sanford, 81

Elroy W. Sanford, age 81 of Mayville, passed away on Thursday, May 22, at the Golden Living Center - Continental Manor in Randolph.

Elroy was born on April 15, 1933, to William and Ethel (Wells) Sanford. After graduating from high school in Ellsworth, Wis., he honorably served his country in the United States Army from 1952-55.

Elroy was a math teacher at Mayville High School for many years and enjoyed gardening, genealogy, working on his computer, and planting and tending to his walnut trees.

Elroy is survived by his daughters, Karan (Denis) Gautron, Lee Ann Sanford, and Angela O'Meara; his sister, Beverly (Don) Kreye; his sister-in-law, Reta Sanford; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Elroy was preceded in death by parents; wife, Norma; brother, Robert; sons, Bill and David; and son-in-law, Timothy O'Meara.

A memorial gathering will be held on Thursday, May 29, from 5-7 p.m. at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam. Private family inurnment will take place at St. Paul's Cemetery in Ashippun, Dodge County.

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd, Beaver Dam, is honored to be serving the family.

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