Eleanor Meyer, 99, Baraboo

September 22, 2018

Eleanor Meyer, 99, of Baraboo, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Sauk County Health Care Center.

Eleanor, daughter of John and Lillian (Kilmer) Davis, was born Nov. 8, 1918, in Portage. She married Edward Meyer in Baraboo, on June 12, 1948, at the United Methodist Church Parsonage; he preceded her in death on Feb. 1, 2003. She was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church.

Eleanor loved being with her grandchildren, her home, feeding the birds, and her flowers. She and Ed enjoyed many years of vacationing and fishing at “Norm’s” in Minocqua. They also liked to take rides in their little red truck looking for wildlife. Eleanor loved her country and there was always a flag in her yard. She was very proud of her seven brothers, who all served their country.

She is survived by her daughter, Donna (Tom) Marquardt of Reedsburg; grandsons, Matthew Marquardt of Baraboo and Michael Marquardt of Reedsburg; one brother, Don Davis of California; two sisters-in-law, Mary Bresnahan of Portage and Kate Lindloff of Reedsburg; one stepdaughter-in-law, Joice Meyer; and two stepgrandsons, Curt and David Meyer.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Edward; brothers, Charles, Clinton “Bud,” Leo, Jack, Bob and Pat; her sisters, Ethel and Ann; and a stepson, Stanley Meyer.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at Redlin Funeral Home with Pastor Marianne Cotter officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sauk County Health Care Center-Babbs Prairie Activity Department.

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