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April 5, 1927 – Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Olive Eveline Elton, age 85, of Buffalo , Minnesota and formerly ofDetroit passed away on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 at home in Buffalo. Olive is the mother of Bettijo (Kurt) Gullickson of Buffalo and Linda Morris of Livonia, Michigan.

She was born on April 5, 1927 in Detroit , Michigan the daughter of Charles & Eveline Gillery Lindsay.

On April 1, 1945, Olive E. Lindsay and Vern Elton were joined in holy marriage in Detroit.
God blessed their marriage with two children.

Olive was formerly employed as Executive Secretary for NECA of Michigan for thirty years.

Survived by her children: BettiJo (Kurt) Gullickson of Buffalo, Lynn Morris of Livonia, Michigan; grandchildren: Rick Hoyer, Todd (Melissa) Hoyer of Michigan, Lori Hoyer of Cohassett, Mass, Jessica Lambert of Dallas, Texas; greatgrandson: Jared Hoyer of Georgia.
The family wishes to extend special thanks to Pam Bondhus & Fritz Gullickson for their help during this time. Olive was a joy an inspiration to many – her laugh & smile will be remembered forever.
A Memorial service for Olive Elton was held on Sunday, January 27th in Dearborn, Michigan.
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo served the family. Online condolences may be made to

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  1. mary phillips

    BJ and family,
    So sorry to hear of your mother’s loss. Let your fond memories of her be comfort to you. BJ, you look just like your mom – what a gift! She will always be treasured.


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