PEORIA HEIGHTS - Eleanor L. Hinds, age 93, of Peoria Heights passed away at 4:05 a.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at Heartland of Riverview in East Peoria.
She was born June 2, 1921, in Peoria to Otto and Anna (Nau) Jonas. She married George A. Hinds on May 25, 1940, in Peoria. He passed away Jan. 18, 1996, in Peoria.
She also was preceded in death by one infant grandson, one brother and two sisters.
Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl Hinds of East Peoria and Charlene (Mike) Chism of East Peoria; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Eleanor worked at the Ben Franklin Department store in Peoria Heights for 20 years, retiring in the mid-1980s.
She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, the Emblem Club, Pekin Moose Club and the Peoria Elks Club.
She was also an avid golfer and played on several Peoria golf leagues.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria.
Memorials may be made to the American Parkinson's Association or St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.
Please view Eleanor's obituary online at www.DavisonFultonWoodlandChapel.com.