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Eleanor Geuther

MENDOTA — Eleanor G. Geuther, 81, of Mendota died Monday, April 10, 2017, in the Mendota Lutheran Home.

Eleanor was born Nov. 16, 1935, in Mendota to Elmer W. and Lillian (Truckenbord) Bauer. She married Ralph Geuther on Aug. 29, 1953.

She was a member of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Clarion. She was employed by the Wayside Press, Classon's Superfoods, Caron Yarn and Heritage Health, all located in Mendota. She was also an avid basketball fan following her grandchildren's games or the Chicago Bulls.

She is survived by two daughters, Lori (Keith) Rosenwinkel of Mendota and Sandy (Bob) Roseberg of Princeton; one son, Ronald (Janice) Geuther of LaMoille; seven grandchildren, Chad, Beth, Shellie, Scott, Zachary, Garrett and Elizabeth; five great-grandchildren, Tristan, Haylie, Alex, Dane and Chase; and three sisters, Janet (Jim) Schmidt, Linda (Edgar) Browder and Joanne (Tom) Maloy, all of Mendota.

She was preceded by her husband on June 17, 2005, and also an infant brother.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, in the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Clarion with the Rev. Kevin Weeks officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 17, in the Merritt Funeral Home in Mendota. Those attending her services are encouraged to wear their jeans and sweatshirts.

Memorials may be directed to the Clarion Cemetery, Mendota Area Senior Services or the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be left at www.merrittfh.com.

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