Eleanor T. Wiere nee Thomas, age 95, of Lombard, passed away August 16, 2021.
Eleanor was the loving wife of 50 years of the late Melvin A; loving mother of Laurel (Jeffrey) Barker of Racine, Elizabeth (Robert) Swanson of St. Charles, Susan (Thomas) Ryan of Florida and Margaret “Marge” (Mark) Larson of Lombard and the late Pamela (Michael) Warns of Bensenville; fond grandmother of 12, Jeffrey (Amanda) Jr., Mary, Thomas (Devon), Patrick, Michelle, Lisa (Fiancée Chris Behrendt), Laura (Chris), Robin (Brad), Eric (Stancey), Jake, Grace (Fiancée Arek), Rachel and the late Amanda Barker; great-grandmother of 4 and aunt of Tom (Maureen) Bacha and Janice (Carl) Schill. She was proceeded by her sister, Audrey Bacha.
Eleanor had been a resident of Lombard since 1955. She had been active at the First United Methodist Church in Lombard for over 60 years, where she was a member of the United Methodist Women’s Circle. She was a former Administrative Assistant at General Foods.
Eleanor was a homemaker, gardener, card player and crossword puzzle enthusiast. She was the “picture lady” at Green Valley School. She loved to travel. Eleanor was a past PTA President and a past member of the G.E.M.’s (Mother’s Club) at Glenbard East High School.
Funeral Services will be held Monday, August 23, with Eleanor Lying-in-State from 10 AM until the time of the Funeral Service at 11 AM at First United Methodist Church, 155 S. Main St., Lombard. Interment to follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen Park. Masks will be required for this service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Eleanor’s memory may be made to American Heart Association Midwest Affiliate, Attn: Memorial/Tribute Processing Center, 3816 Paysphere Cir., Chicago, IL 60674; Easter Seals of DuPage County, 830 S. Addison Ave., Villa Park, IL 60181; or UMCOR (United Methodist Community on Relief)/Global Ministries), GPO, P.O. Box 9068, New York, NY 10087-9068.
Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard. Info 888-629-0094.
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American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate
3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago IL 60674
Easter Seals of DuPage County
830 S. Addison Ave, Villa Park IL 60181
UMCOR/Global Relief Charities, GPO
PO Box 9068, New York NY 10087-9068