Eleanor Mae Banas
Eleanor Mae Banas (nee Sundin)
Died: September 14, 2021
Eleanor Mae Banas (nee Sundin), age 93, passed away at her home on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.
She is survived by her loving children, Brian (Virginia) Banas, Barb (Dennis) Jones, Bernice Banas, Bonnie (Mike) Swift, and Bettie McCollum; special grandchild, Jacen James and numerous other grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Eleanor is preceded in death by her husband Stanley Banas; parents, Neil and Eleanor Sundin; children, Brod, Bruce, and Benard Banas; and numerous siblings.
Eleanor was the Associate Director of the Chamber of Commerce for a number of years and was well known for being an avid bowler. She was an artist in her spare time and over all other things just loved being with her family. She was a rock of the family, greatest mother ever, and was everyone's best friend. She had the ability to make friends with anyone that she met. She will be missed by all that knew her.
A memorial service and visitation will be held at First Christian Church, 1824 Church Street, in Wilmington, on Tuesday, September 21st, 2021, from 11am-2pm. Eleanor will be laid to rest with her husband at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.


Published by The Herald-News from Sep. 15 to Sep. 16, 2021.
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21
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11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
First Christian Church
1824 Church Street, Wilmington, IL
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Ellie was such a sweet lady! We met many years ago at the New Lenox Park District when I worked for Special Rec; and she bowled in the senior league at Country Lanes here in New Lenox with Bud. She loved to bowl and, when you consider her age, was pretty darn good! She got confused lately but everybody loved her and helped. She will be missed by many. Our deepest sympathy to the family.
Kitty Vancina
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September 21, 2021
Love you Mommy.
Bettie
Family
September 17, 2021
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