Wing Family Genealogy Forum
Elton Wing was born on January 13, 1940 in Mountain Lake, MN to Helmer & Sylve Paulson Wing. He grew up in rural Bergen, MN and graduated from Jackson High School in Jackson, MN. Following high school, Elton graduated from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD and the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, MN. Following his graduation and internship at St. Paul-Ramsey Hospital, Elton began practicing family medicine in Sleepy Eye, MN in 1967. In 1979, he began his practice at the Murray County Clinic and Hospital in Slayton. On June 27, 1984, he and Linda Onken were married. Elton was a dedicated physician and thoroughly enjoyed his work until his retirement. Throughout his career, Elton was active in many local and state medical organizations, including the Minnesota Acadamny of Family Practice, and the Minnesota Medical Association. In his spare time, Elton enjoyed reading, flying his own planes, traveling, hunting, & fishing. Elton passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at the Murray County Medical Center in Slayton at the age of 71. Elton was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Slayton.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Wing of Slayton; two step children, Amy Hoglin (Mike Rucker) & Paul Hoglin; two sisters Ardy (Jerry) Palmer & Jurene (Leo) Hovinga, brother, Vernon (Maureen O'Keefe) Wing, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held from Christ Lutheran church in Slayton, Rev. Ted Kunze officiating. Interment will be at a later date in Avoca, MN.
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