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Obituaries > RALSTON, ELTON, JR.

A gathering and reception will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, 2008, in Sayler’s Old Country Kitchen for Elton “Bud” Ralston of Portland, who died July 29 at age 83.

Elton Ralston was born Nov. 10, 1924, in Multnomah and lived in Portland his entire life. He served in the Marine Corps in World War II and was a member of the Marine Raiders. He was an independent insurance agent. In 1973, he married Evelyn McDaniel; she died in 2002.

Survivors include his sons, Elton III and Chris; daughters, Candis Bayne, Chellis Kassah and Carlis Ralston; stepsons, Larry Lamb and Darrel Lamb; 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Remembrances to American Diabetes Association.

Arrangements by Lincoln Memorial.