Cora Melvina (Morrison) Ekins
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Cora Melvina Ekins, nee Morrison, age 93; of Clarendon Hills, passed away July 28, 2020 at home with her loving family at her side. Born and raised on a farm in the Hinsdale and Burr Ridge area. Beloved wife and high school sweetheart of the late Richard S. Ekins; loving mother of Sue (Keith) Waid and Nancy Ekins; cherished grandmother of Katya Waid; dearest sister-in-law of Ione Nelson; fond aunt and great aunt of many. Cora was known for her baked goods and good cooking. Funeral Services Thursday July 30th, 1:30 PM at Clarendon Hills Cemetery, 6900 S. Cass Avenue, Darien. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hinsdale Humane Society,, St. Thomas Hospice,, or a charity of your choice are appreciated. Arrangements by Sullivan Funeral Home Hinsdale. 630-323-0275 or

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Published in Chicago Tribune on Jul. 29, 2020.
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August 3, 2020
Dear family of Cora M. Ekins sorry for you loss she was a kind and wonderful person likewise her late husband Richard was always energetic and thoughtful. I will forever remember the get togethers at Ted and Frank's home a tradition of 4th of July memories and the love and laughter enjoyed there so many years ago. Your family really knew how to put together terrific gatherings. Jim and chris mcgee.
jim mcgee
July 30, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Such fond memories of your Mom and the Trout Farm. With Love, Sue, Nancy and Norm Tiedt
Sue Tiedt
July 29, 2020
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
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