Elinore Strommen, Cable, WI (1919-2014)
March 12, 1919 - June 15, 2014
Elinore Strommen, age 95, of Cable, WI, passed away, June 15, 2014, at Ashland Health and Rehab Center. She was born March 12, 1919, in Beloit, WI, to Jay and Florence Curtis. She married Walter Strommen in Rockford, IL, in 1934. They farmed for 10 years in the Janesville/Beloit area. While Walter served in the army during World War II, Elinore moved into the town of Beloit, with her two children. She worked at Fairbanks-Morse and Company in Beloit, for 22 years. After Walter’s death in 1971, Elinore moved north to Lake Namakagon, where she lived for 10 years. She, then, purchased a home in the town of Cable, where she lived until moving to Whispering Pines apartments. She was an active member of the Namakagon Club, Cable UCC Church and its Women’s Fellowship, Homemakers and Senior Citizens. She especially enjoyed dancing with her good friend, Betty Giloy, and working with her beautiful flowers.
Elinore was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walter; her daughter, Diane; her son, Paul; and also by her brothers, Frank Curtis, John Curtis; and sisters, Vera Manthey and Iva Spangler.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 20, at the CABLE UCC CHURCH with visitation from 1 until 2 p.m. Luncheon will be served following the service. Interment will take place at a later date in Beloit, WI.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to the Cable UCC Church. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.andersonnathan.com