Eleanor Coon Briggs
1921 - 2017
BORN
1921
DIED
2017
February 3, 1921 - April 29, 2017 Eleanor Coon Briggs, a life-long resident of Glencoe, Illinois, passed away peacefully at age 96 in Pueblo, Colorado, with members of her family present. Eleanor was born in Evanston, Illinois, the only daughter of Owen L. Coon and Alice Wright Coon. She grew up in Evanston and Glencoe; moved away from the Chicago area in the early1950s; and returned to Glencoe with her family in June 1963 when her husband William became Vice-President of General Finance Corporation, the automobile finance company of which her father had been Chairman. Eleanor was a founding member of the Owen L. Coon Foundation, which was established by her father in 1946, and a strong supporter of both Northwestern University and Evanston Hospital over the years. Eleanor is survived by her children Dr. Mary Ellen Segall, Richard O. Briggs, Jean Briggs Latka and Theresa Marie Fessenden; seven grand-children; and three great-grand-children. A memorial service for Eleanor will be held on Sunday June 11, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Elisabeth's Church in Glencoe.
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Published by PL-North from May 25 to Jun. 1, 2017.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jun
11
Memorial service
2:30p.m.
St. Elisabeth's Church
, Glencoe, Illinois
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My heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathy. May the promises found in God's word be comforting to you. RH
June 1, 2017
My deepest sympathy to your family. May your heart be filled with wonderful memories as you celebrate a Life of Longevity and joyful times you had together. May God's Loving Kindness give you the strength you need to endure.(Psalms 29:11)
May 31, 2017
Please accept my condolences for your loss, may the God of all comfort, comfort you all at this time - Mathew 5:4.
AH
May 31, 2017
My family sends our sincere condolences for your loss. May happy memories of your loved one and the words of Isaiah 57:15 provide you with much comfort.
Green Family
May 30, 2017
My deepest condolences to the family and friends of Eleanor may her pleasant memories continue to uplift hearts during this critical moment.N.s
Texas
May 30, 2017
Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your mother and grandmother. May your fond memories and the peace that God gives comfort and strengthen you during this difficult time. Phillipians 4:6,7,13
TB
May 29, 2017
Dear Jean, Theresa, Mary and Richard please accept our deepest condolences for the loss of your dear Mom Eleanor. May the many fond memories and the love of family help comfort you during this difficult time. 1 Thessalonians 4:14
FDR
May 29, 2017
May the God of all comfort strengthen the family during this time of deep sorrow. Those who pass on, God keeps in his memory because they are precious in his eyes. My sincerest condolences. (Psalms 116:15)
Wilson
May 29, 2017
Please take comfort in Psalms 29:11, knowing that in difficult times like this, God gives peace and strength. DM
May 28, 2017