ROSEVILLE, Calif. - Eleanor Faye Krentz, 79, passed away April 30, 2013 at her home.
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A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
Eleanor was born Sept. 4, 1933 to Melvin and Martha Burkman of the Lake Alice community.
She attended school at Lake Alice and graduated from Scottsbluff High School in 1952. Eleanor was employed at the ASC office in Scottsbluff.
Eleanor married Floyd Krentz and they moved to Denver. Both Floyd and Eleanor worked for United Airlines. They moved to Sacramento, Calif. where she was manager and bookkeeper at several turkey ranches. Her extensive travels took her to England, Scotland, Indonesia, Australia, Mexico, Alaska, New Orleans and Arkansas.
Survivors include her children, Tim Krentz of Loomis, Calif., Terry Krentz of Applegate, Calif., Tami Krentz of Portland, Ore. and Debbie Valenzona of Elk Grove, Calif.; daughter-in-law, Diana of Applegate, Calif.; seven grandchildren; siblings, Evelyn Himes (Robert) of Boise, Idaho, Eunice Merrigan (Ken) of Rupert, Idaho, Dick Burkman (Donna) of Scottsbluff, Sam Burkman (Elsie) of Arkansas; special niece, Kathleen Kraus and cousin Harla Jean Benson.
Her parents; husband; one child; siblings, Elsie Woods, Ethyl Ziegler, Bruce and Robert Burk-man, preceded Eleanor in death.
Published in The Star-Herald from May 22 to May 24, 2013