Eleanor Salmonson

Eleanor E. Salmonson, 96

Sauk Rapids

March 26, 1918 - April 30, 2014

Funeral Services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Atonement Lutheran Church in St. Cloud for Eleanor E. Salmonson, age 96, who passed away Wednesday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Rev. Erica Kennedy will officiate and burial will be at Elmhurst Cemetery in St. Paul. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services Sunday at the church in St. Cloud. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.

Eleanor was born March 26, 1918 in St. Paul to Robert & Hilda (Rosentreter) Reinhardt. She married Nathan J. "Jeff" Salmonson on Aug. 8, 1940 in St. Paul. Eleanor was a homemaker and lived in St. Paul until moving to Sauk Rapids in 2004. She worked at Dunn & Bradstreet for 6 years prior to her marriage and also worked at Montgomery Wards in St. Paul for 23 years. She was a former member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Paul.

Survivors include her sons, Duane (Barbara) of St. George, UT, and Robert (Donna) of Rice; six grandchildren, Tawni (Tim) Hudalla, Todd (Teres) Salmonson, Dawn (Jason) Morrison, Michelle Salmonson, Denielle (Tony) Velasquez, Noelle Salmonson; nine  great grandchildren. Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jeff on July 25, 1962; son, Marcus John; and sisters, Martha Eckhart and Elsie Adams.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or the Susan G. Kohman .

Obituary, Guest Book and video tribute available online at: williamsdingmann.com

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Williams Dingmann Funeral Homes
324 2nd Avenue South Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
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Published in the St. Cloud Times on May 2, 2014