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In Memory of

Eleanor Jean Williamson

July 31, 1929 - January 29, 2018

Obituary


Eleanor J. Williamson, 88, passed away with her loving family by her side on Monday, January 29, 2018 at Westview Care Center in Indianola, IA. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 1, 2018, at Ankeny Funeral Home (1510 W. First Street Ankeny, IA 50023). Burial will follow at Elkhart Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at Ankeny Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to Suncrest Hospice.

Eleanor Jean Cory was born July 31, 1929, to Otis and Veda (Kendig) Cory....

Eleanor J. Williamson, 88, passed away with her loving family by her side on Monday, January 29, 2018 at Westview Care Center in Indianola, IA. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February 1, 2018, at Ankeny Funeral Home (1510 W. First Street Ankeny, IA 50023). Burial will follow at Elkhart Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at Ankeny Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to Suncrest Hospice.

Eleanor Jean Cory was born July 31, 1929, to Otis and Veda (Kendig) Cory. She was raised in the Elkhart area, and she graduated from Elkhart High School in 1947. Eleanor was united in marriage to Ralph Frank Williamson on January 11, 1947. They welcomed two sons, Ralph "Frank" Jr. and Richard. Eleanor stayed at home to raise her family and was very active in helping Ralph on the farm.

Eleanor was a member of the Elkhart Christian Church. She enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles, playing solitaire and dominos. Most importantly, Eleanor loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Eleanor is survived by her two sons: Ralph "Frank" Jr. (Ann) Williamson of Pella, IA, and Richard (Kim) Williamson of Indianola, IA; five grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband and parents.