Maurice F. Eaton, born December 21, 1941, died on October 20, 2010 at Girard Medical Center, Girard, Kan., all his life, where he practiced farming.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy A. Eaton, formerly of Columbus, Kan.; three step-children, Jennifer Newton, Columbus, Kan., Lesley Newton, Joplin, Mo., and Jeffrey Newton, Chula Vista, Calif. Other survivors include a brother; three nephews and extended family members.

Donations in his honor may be made to the technology department of Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kan.