Longtime resident of North St. Paul January 7, 1949 - November 2, 2012 Loving and devoted Wife, Mother, Grandma, Sister, Aunt and Friend. Age 63 passed away Friday, November 2, 2012 "All Souls Day." After a brief battle with cancer she was peacefully called home while surrounded by her family. Survived by husband Donald R.; 2 children, Donald J. (Jessica) and Tara (Jeff) Koesling; 3 grandchildren, Hunter and Noah Koesling, and Madilynn Farrington; 7 silblings, Claudia Madigan, Carter (Yvonne) Brunton, Candise (Russell) Brunton, Charlie (Sue) Brunton, Connie Marchio, Cora (Michael) Ligday, Curt Brunton; many in-laws, nieces, nephews and friends. Eleanor was a loyal employee of MNDot for 28 years, retiring in 2011 and was looking forward to enjoying the next phase of life with her husband and family. This amazing woman of generosity and kindness devoted her life to her family and the needs of others. She enjoyed family vacations, puzzles, being organized and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She will be missed by those who were touched by her big heart. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Thursday, 11/8, at the CHURCH OF ST. PETER, 2600 N. Margaret Street, NSP. Visitation 4-8 PM Wed. at the CHURCH and one hour before the service. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery. A special thank you to the Health Partners Hospice program. 651-777-2600 www.sandbergfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

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

Published in Pioneer Press from Nov. 3 to Nov. 4, 2012