Eleanor K. Marshall, 93, of Sheldon passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Sheldon Health Care Center. She was born January 29, 1925 in Saginaw, MI, the daughter of Harry and Hazel Wilson Haynes. She married Francis G. Marshall on May 3, 1947 in Henderson, KY and he preceded her in death on May 21, 2013. She is also preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; five sisters; and one grandson-in-law, Joe McCabe.
She is survived by two daughters, Terry (Bill) Mabbitt of Sheldon and Stella Cyr of Woodland; three sons, Michael Marshall of Watseka, Maynard Marshall of Sheldon and Milo Marshall of Sheldon; one brother, Tommy Haynes of Florida; four grandchildren, Amy McCabe of Sheldon, Cathy Mabbitt of Watseka, Abraham Cyr of Woodland and Lance Minard of Wisconsin; twelve great-grandchildren, Thomas, Max, Jack & Luke McCabe; Erin, Shayne & Kyle McNally; Abby & Moses Cyr; and Ali, Ember & Gage Minard; two great-great-granddaughters, Riley and Peyton McCabe; two sisters-in-law, Elinor Marshall of California and Joan Marshall of Colorado; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Marshall was a member of the United Church of Sheldon and Sheldon American Legion Auxiliary #393. She was a really good cook and operated a diner in Sheldon with Ada Glasgow. Eleanor enjoyed reading and the company of close friends.
Visitation will be from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon. Funeral services will be held at 12:30 pm on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon. Rev. Neil Larimore will officiate. Burial will follow at the Sheldon Cemetery.
Memorials may be made for the family’s wishes.
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