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Elanor F. Garretson


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Elanor F. Garretson

April 2, 1944 - January 7, 2017

Elanor passed away at home in Lomita where she resided with her husband Jerry for over 35 years. Elanor was born on April 2, 1944 in Phoenix, AZ to Paul and Edna Marshall. Elanor's father passed away soon after leaving Edna to raise Elanor and her four brothers, Bob, Paul, Ed and Dan. The family moved to Wilmington, CA where Elanor attended Banning High School. Shortly after Elanor met Jerry Garretson. They were married on February 20, 1960. In June 1968 they had a son, Greg. Elanor led an active life, for several years she was on a local bowling team which toured Southern California. She served as President of the School Board at Western Avenue Baptist Church in Harbor City. Each year Elanor, Jerry, Greg, and the dogs went on several camping trips all over the country. After Jerry's retirement in 2006 they purchased a home in Las Vegas where they spent as much time as possible. Elanor really loved to play bingo. Jerry and Elanor spent 57 years together. She is preceded in death by her mother and her brothers. She leaves behind a loving and devoted husband and a son whom they both cherish. She will be terribly missed by family and friends alike. Services will be held at AM Gamby Funeral Home, 25001 Narbonne Avenue, Lomita, CA 90717 10:00-11:00 AM on Saturday, January 14, 2017. Please sign the guestbook at www.daily breeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze from Jan. 10 to Jan. 13, 2017
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