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Eleanor M Boonstra

October 7, 1924 April 7, 2008
Eleanor M Boonstra
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ELEANOR M. BOONSTRA, 83, of 412 8th Avenue East, Lyndon, IL, died Monday, April 7, 2008 in her home. Eleanor was born on October 7, 1924 in Albany, IL to LeRoy and Nellie (McDearmon) Eads. She attended Lyndon Schools. She married Thomas Boonstra on January 29, 1944 in Morrison, IL. He preceded her in death on February 5, 1994. Eleanor was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Congregational Church in Prophetstown, IL, where she was in the Martha Circle. She was also a member of the Lyndon Historical Society. She loved needlework and reading. She was also an avid Chicago Cubs Fan. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Diana DeNeve of Long Grove, IA and Ellen (Mrs. Matthew) Littrel of Erie, IL; one son, James (Connie) Boonstra of Morrison, IL; nine grandchildren, Beth (Don) Kusch, Jennifer Swanson, David (Michelle) DeNeve, Dena (Paul) Rucker, Darrin (Heather) DeNeve, Brian (Jenn) Littrel, Heath (Jenn) Littrel, Tom (Donna) Boonstra, Tim (Jen) Boonstra; seventeen great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Violet Knox of Morrison, IL; one brother, Charles (Verna) Eads of Prophetstown, IL; one son-in-law, Robert (Sue) Swanson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas; one daughter, Sandra Swanson; one son, Richard Boonstra; three brothers, Clarence, LeRoy, and Keith Eads; one great granddaughter, Alexandria Rucker; one son-in-law, Jim DeNeve.

FUNERAL SERVICE WHEN AND WHERE: 10:00 AM Thursday, April 10, 2008 at the First Congregational Church in Prophetstown, ILOFFICIATING CLERGY Rev. Andy Ploenzke " Pastor of the First Congregational Church in Prophetstown, IL VISITATION 4:00 PM " 7:00 PM Wednesday, April 09, 2008 at the Morrison Chapel of the BOSMA-RENKES FUNERAL HOME " Morrison, ILINTERMENT Lyndon Township Cemetery " Lyndon, IL

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