Eleanor Kritner

Mrs. Eleanor M Kritner, 89, died Thursday, December 5, at the Exempla Colorado Lutheran Home in Arvada, CO. Eleanor May Kritner was born April 30, 1924 in Potter, NE to Emil and Lola D. Nelson. She graduated from Parks Business School in Denver and worked until she married Lavern Kritner on November, 17 1946 and subsequently moved to Canon City. She worked in Canon City for several different organizations including the Canon City School District and Estes Industries. After her husband died on April 5, 1977 she moved back to Denver and worked until she retired from Metro State College where she had earned a Bachelor's Degree with Honors in May of 1985. She was a long time member of the Canon City and Grace Methodist churches; was an over 50 member of the Order of the Eastern Star and volunteered for many charities in Canon City and Denver. She is survived by three sons; Greg, Arvada, CO, Kirk, Alamosa, CO, and Mark, Kenosha, WI; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren. Funeral Service will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 20, 2013 at the Wilson Funeral Home in Canon City, with Pastor Larry Weaver officiating. Inurnment will follow at Lakeside Cemetery. A memorial has been established at the YMCA of the Rockies in lieu of flowers. Arrangements are under the care of Wilson Funeral Home. Online condolences @ www.wilsonfuneral home.org

Funeral Home

Wilson Funeral Home
1449 South 9th Street Canon City, CO 81212
(719) 275-3372

Published in The Canon City Daily Record on Dec. 18, 2013