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Eleanor Schwanebeck

April 21, 1926 August 6, 2015
Eleanor Schwanebeck
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Obituary for Eleanor Schwanebeck

Eleanor 'Elly' Ruth Marcella Schwanebeck was born on April 21st, 1926 to Oscar and Helga (Hobert) Holm in Tracy, Minnesota. She was baptized at her home and confirmed at Ellsborough Lutheran Church. Eleanor attended rural schools through the eighth grade and graduated from Ruthton High School in 1944. She then attended teacher training at Montevideo Normal School and in 1965 completed her education degree at Mankato State College.

On June 26th, 1948 Eleanor was united in marriage to Clarence Schwanebeck at Ellsborough Lutheran. To this union one son, Mark, was born. She taught in rural schools in Murray County and at the Ruthton Public School. Elly concluded her career in 1984 after teaching for 38 years. Clarence preceded Elly in death on January 22nd, 2001. Elly continued to reside at their home while remaining very busy with her social calendar.

On Thursday, August 6th, 2015 Elly went to be with her Lord at the age of 89 years, three months and 16 days.

Throughout her life she was involved in many church, social, and educational activities and organizations. The Schwanebecks enjoyed traveling, visiting each of the fifty states and all of the provinces of Canada. The family enjoyed antiquing, auctions, and visiting historic sites and museums. Elly loved her home, her collections, baking, flower gardening, meeting new people, entertaining, and her church.

Elly is survived by her son, Mark Schwanebeck of Marshall, Minnesota; six nieces, Mary Julien, Carolyn Lustfield, Karen Peterson, Janet Roeder, Jane Fenicle, and Laurie Olsem. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; parents; two sisters, Evelyn Hillquist and Elvera Koch and their husbands; and a nephew, Don Hillquist.

Blessed be her memory!

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Visitation

Monday

10

Aug

4:00 PM 8/10/2015 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/10/2015 8:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel

100 US Hwy 14
PO Box 207
Tyler, MN 56178

Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel
100 US Hwy 14 Tyler 56178 MN
United States

Prayer Service

Monday

10

Aug

7:00 PM 8/10/2015 7:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel

100 US Hwy 14
PO Box 207
Tyler, MN 56178

Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel
100 US Hwy 14 Tyler 56178 MN
United States

Service

Tuesday

11

Aug

10:30 AM 8/11/2015 10:30:00 AM
First English Lutheran Church - Tyler

245 E. Hughs St.
Tyler, MN 56178

First English Lutheran Church - Tyler
245 E. Hughs St. Tyler 56178 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Danebod Cemetery - Tyler Final Resting Place

RR 2
Tyler, MN 56178

RR 2 Tyler 56178 MN
United States
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