Eleanor June GATES(1926 - 2014)

(nee Connaker) ~ Age 87 Of Maplewood Passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at home. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Mae Connaker; brother Thomas and sister Winifred Bettenburg. Survived by husband of sixty-four years, ten months and five days, James; children Barbara (Jerry Beutel), Jim Jr. (Pam), Kathleen, John (Nancy), Theresa and Peter (Joanna); grandchildren Dan, Sarah (Josh Mohr), Katie (Will Mitchell), Scott (Cayley Baird), Jen, Allison, Rachel and Andrew; great-grandchildren Charlie & Ingrid; sister Patt Glass; brother-in-law James Bettenburg and many nieces and nephews. Also survived by loving pet Molly. June was born in Pine City, Minnesota and was a longtime resident of North St. Paul and Sun City, Arizona. She was the office manager for the North St. Paul Area Public School Employees Credit Union for many years. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM, Thursday, April 24 at CHURCH OF ST. PETER, 2600 Margaret Street, North St. Paul. Visitation Wednesday, April 23 from 4-7 pm at SANDBERG FUNERAL HOME, 2593 E. 7th Avenue, North St. Paul and one hour before the Mass in the church atrium. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, North St. Paul. Memorials to donor's choice preferred in lieu of flowers. Special thanks to Ecumen Seasons at Maplewood and St. Croix Hospice. Thanks also to AseraCare Hospice, Golden Living Greeley, Visiting Angels and Comfort Keepers. 651-777-2600 sandbergfuneralhome.com


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Sandberg Funeral Home
2593 7th Avenue East St. Paul, MN 55109-3011
(651) 777-2600

Published in Pioneer Press from Apr. 18 to Apr. 20, 2014