LITTLESTOWN Eleanor M. Basehoar, 89, died Sat., June 21, at Genesis, Gettysburg Center. She was the loving wife of Theron "Slim" Basehoar for 69 years. Born Nov 8, 1924, in Adams County, she was the daughter of the late George E. and Mary (Myers) Motter. Eleanor was a 1942 Littlestown High School graduate and a member of VFW Aux. Post 6954 in Littlestown. During her younger years, she was employed at various businesses in Littlestown and retired from Jack Tar Togs. As a member of Redeemer's U.C.C., Littlestown, she enjoyed helping at various functions and activities over the years. Eleanor loved to cook for her family on special occasions and holidays. Loyalty and love for her family showed in all Eleanor's life. She was ever the optimist and always offering a ray of hope for her friends and family. Surviving are her husband, Slim, and two children, son, Steven D. Basehoar of Fountain Valley, Calif.; daughter, Pamela B. Klunk and husband, David R. of Littlestown; four grandchildren, Ginger Allen and husband, Daryl, Steven "Dax" Basehoar and wife, Melissa, Christopher Klunk and wife, Michele, and Daniel Klunk; five great-grandchildren, Brooks, Grace, Chandler, Kalynn and Blake; and two sisters, Cora Cutsail of Hanover and Charlott Motter of Rio Rancho, N.M. Eleanor was predeceased by a sister, Theda Schwartz; brothers, Alton, Edwin, Warren, James and Baby Boy Motter; and sisters, Phyllis Yingling, Erma Aumon and Marion Myers. A Memorial Service is Thursday at 11 a.m. at Redeemer's UCC, Littlestown, with her pastor, the Rev. George Heberling officiating. Friends may call 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Memorials in Eleanor's name may be made to Redeemer's U.C.C., 107 E. King St., Littlestown, PA 17340. Online condolences on www.littlesfh.com
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Published in Evening Sun on June 23, 2014