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Obituary for Eleanor J. Douglas
ELEANOR J. DOUGLAS, 93, of Pleasant View Nursing Home, Morrison, IL, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Nursing Home. Eleanor was born April 20, 1920, in Morrison, IL, to John and Zada (Humphrey) Bruins. She graduated from Morrison High School in Morrison, IL. Eleanor married Floyd F. Douglas on October 30, 1947, in Morrison, IL. He died November 1, 1988. Eleanor was employed by the phone company in Morrison, and then the Government Hospital in the Lyons district of Clinton, IA. She later was a fulltime homemaker while raising her children. Eleanor was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Fulton, IL, where she was active in the Presbyterian Women"s Association. She was an election judge for many years. Eleanor enjoyed crocheting, working search puzzles, baking, and canning vegetables from her garden. She also loved family gatherings and spending time with her grandchildren. Survivors include one daughter, Linda (Terry) Jensen of Albany, IL; one son, Roy Marvin Douglas of Geneseo, IL; four grandchildren, Kim (Lee) Weidel, Nikki (Ben) Weidel, Mark (Leah) Douglas, and Craig (Kim) Douglas; three step grandchildren, Jennifer Jensen, Kaarina Jensen, and Allen Jensen; six great-grandchildren, Clayton and Faith Douglas, Bailey and Zeke Weidel, Aiden Jensen, and Elley Weidel. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd; two sisters, Verdella Bruins and Shirley Bruins; two brothers, Albert and Norman Bruins.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 AM, Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeOFFICIATING: Pastor Blake Severson " Pastor at Fulton Presbyterian Church " Fulton, ILVISITATION: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Monday, April 21, 2014 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, IL