Eleanor Jeanne Guthrie

July 11, 1932 - April 30, 2015
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Eleanor Jeanne Guthrie, 82, of Poplar Grove, IL died peacefully, Thursday, April 30, 2015 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Eleanor was born July 11, 1932 in Forreston, IL, the daughter of Henry Arnet and Dena Baal Dieterman. Eleanor was a lifetime member of the Boone County Historical Society and the Boone County Farm Bureau, and former member of Poplar Grove Homemakers Unit of Home Bureau and the Belvidere Women of the Moose. She married Glen S. Guthrie on July 13, 1948 in her sister’s home in Blaine, IL. For 64 years, she worked beside her husband as he farmed, and later at the Belvidere Moose. Eleanor dearly loved being a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother.

Eleanor is loved and will be missed by her children, Jeanne (Dan) Noe of Poplar Grove, Dennis (Sandy) Guthrie of Caledonia, Chris (Terry) Mayborne of Caledonia, Mike (Skeeter) Guthrie of Caledonia, Glen (Colleen) Guthrie, Jr of Poplar Grove, Paul (Kay) Guthrie of Poplar Grove, Mary (Brian) Piskie of Poplar Grove; faithful companion, Lady Jane; grandchildren, Steven Gurthrie, Jennifer (Mark) Lungstrom, Jason (April) Noe, Samantha (Rick) Pina, Scott (Olga) Mayborne, Mike (Samantha) Guthrie, Jr., Michelle (Cole) Tofte, Malerie (Ethan) Wirth, Megan Guthrie (TJ Stephens), Glen (Amy) Guthrie III, Becky (Joey) Calhoun, James (Jeanette) Ball, Angie Ball Skilling, Joey (Phil) Stott, Kevin “Wes” Swezey, Kurt Piskie (Margaret Fiorenza), Kevin Piskie (Amanda Grestchmann), Kent Piskie; 28 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren; sister-in-laws, Mabel (Louis) Anderson of Poplar Grove, and Betty Guthrie of Belvidere; and many nieces and nephews. Eleanor is predeceased by her parents; husband, Glen; brother, George Dieterman; sister, Winifred Brown; grandson, Mitchell Guthrie; great-granddaughter, Madison Lungstrom; and great-grandson, Curtis James Ball.

The family acknowledges Dr. Parikh and OSF Saint Francis Hospice for the care given to Eleanor. Her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren will always remember with gratitude how she cared for and loved them.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Monday, May 4, 2015 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL with great nephew, Heath Swanson officiating. Visitation will be held from 3:00-6:00 P.M., Sunday, May 3, 2015 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Poplar Grove Cemetery. A memorial in Eleanor’s name will be established at a later date. To light a candle or share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, May 3, 2015

Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be held from 3:00-6:00 P.M., Sunday, May 3, 2015 at the funeral home


Service Information

Date: Monday, May 4, 2015

Time: 10:00 am -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Monday, May 4, 2015 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL with great nephew, Heath Swanson officiating


 

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Born: July 11, 1932
Died: April 30, 2015

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Erica Boose posted on 5/3/15

My thoughts and prayers for the family

 

Mike , Ann, & Tracey Redding posted on 5/3/15

Mike & Samantha, We are sorry to hear about your Grandmother. You are in our thoughts & Prayers

 

Jeff & Trudy Flippo posted on 5/4/15

So sorry for your loss.

 

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