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Eleanor Smith

March 2, 1937 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Eleanor Smith Obituary

Eleanor Smith, 86, of Whitehouse, Ohio passed away January 9, 2024. Eleanor was born on March 2, 1937 in Waukegan, Illinois to the late Fred and Ann (Navard) Basten. She married Josiah Smith on October 21, 1961 in Waukegan, Illinois and they were married for 60 years before he preceded her in death on March 1, 2022.

Eleanor was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. She enjoyed doing puzzles, playing games, and playing card games, especially UNO. Eleanor also enjoyed reading books, feeding the birds and ducks at her home, and going to the casino. She always kept busy, had a positive and friendly outlook to life, and was never in a bad mood. Her grandchildren thought she was the best grandmother ever and she will be greatly missed.

Eleanor is survived by her children: Brian (Michelle) Smith, Karen (Brent) Michaelis; grandchildren: Tyler Smith, Casey Smith, Derek (Morgan) Michaelis, Kyle Michaelis; and great granddaughter Kennedy.

Private graveside services will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery.

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