New Mexico's

"Home on the Range"


Elvin J. Madole

1936 - 2012

Elvin J. Madole age 75, of Raton, NM, passed away Sunday February 5, 2012 in Raton. He was born May 6, 1936 in Roy, NM, the son of Wyman and Hazel Green-Madole. Elvin retired from Qwest after 35 years of service and was a Veteran of the United States Air Force serving from 1956 until 1960.

He is preceded in death by his father Wyman Madole.

Elvin is survived by his wife, Betty of the home, his mother Hazel, daughter Carla and husband Bruce Martin, son Kyle and wife Tina Madole, three sisters, Jeanette and husband Jerry Porterfield, Patsy and husband Ron Odell and Betty Burton. Three step-children, Donna, David and James Colantonio and six grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday February 8, 2012 from 4:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. at the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home of Raton. Graveside services and burial will be Thursday February 9, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at the Fairmont Cemetery in Raton with Pastor Ellen Swain officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association 727 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX. 75231

Arrangements and celebration of love for Elvin J. Madole are under the direction of the Yaksich-Long Funeral Home of Raton.