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Eldred Atkins

Eldred (Dutch) Atkins, 94, Grantsburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
Born Aug. 1, 1920, in Belleville, Ill., he was the son of the late Frank and Celeste Buffard Atkins.
He was a civil engineer for the state highway department and an Air Force pilot in World War II.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, the former Helen Ruth Sherron, and a daughter, Patricia Atkins.
Survivors include four children, Karen Ferguson of Grantsburg, David Atkins of Corydon, Dennis Atkins of Fairview, N.C., and Doug Atkins of Greenwood; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Saturday, Dec. 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Denbo Funeral Home in English.
Funeral: Saturday, Dec. 13, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.