Eleanor M. (Wright) Pardoe (1937 - 2013)

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WATERLOO – Eleanor M. Pardoe was born Sept. 23, 1937 in Iowa City, the daughter of Theodore and Luella (Wheeler) Wright. She was united in marriage to James Pardoe on April 9, 1968 in Waterloo. Eleanor worked at home raising her children. She enjoyed taking walks with her dog, gardening and animals. Eleanor was a great cook and made the best cinnamon rolls.
Eleanor passed away on Tuesday, March 5, following a lengthy illness at Allen Memorial Hospital at the age of 75. She is preceded in death by her parents; six brothers: Robert, Irvin, Edwin, Junior, Duane and Richard Wright and a sister Donna Bjorheim. Eleanor is survived by her husband James of Waterloo; three sons: Roger Berger of Waterloo, Scott (Sara) Pardoe of Forest City and Todd Pardoe of Waukee; a daughter Judy Berger; six grandchildren: Shelby, Christopher, Zachary and Morgan Pardoe, Alyssa Berger and Elizabeth White; two great-grandchildren: Mason and Mariah White; a brother Melvin Wright of Lamont and a sister Genevieve Crawford of Denver. Eleanor will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Memorials may be directed to Cedar Bend Humane Society.
Visitation was set for Thursday, March 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories, 965 Home Plaza, Waterloo. Funeral Services were Friday, March 8, at 10:30 a.m. at Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories. Interment was Friday, March 8, at 11:30 a.m. at Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Mar. 18 to Apr. 6, 2013