Elinor M. Wildenheim (Haller) 88, resident of Oberlin and previously of Grafton, passed away May 8, 2020 at St. John Westshore after a long illness and coronavirus.
She was a founding member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Grafton. Trinity Lutheran Choir where she enjoyed singing. She was a 1950 graduate of Avon High School. She had worked at Standard Oil Company. Was the secretary for the Grafton Civil Defense and was secretary to Mayor Toghill When her husband joined the Grafton Village Fire Department she volunteered her time at the Grafton Firemen's Festival lunchstand. She enjoyed playing bingo, camping, cards, bowling, needlework, reading, puzzles, singing and gardening.
She is survived by her sons Michael (Lavada) of Alabama, Karl of Oberlin, Larry (Jeanne)of Grafton, grandchildren Loy, Star, Joy, Roy, Karen, Lynda and Rose and 11 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Phillip Haller.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years Frank, her parents John & Rose Haller (Gomola), brother Richard Haller and sister Helen Schatschneider.
The Wildenheim Family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Westbrook Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, the nurses, doctors and sisters at St. John Westshore and the staff of Compassionate Care Hospice for the care of Elinor
Due to current health concerns there will be a celebration of life at a later date.
Memorials can be made to The Grafton Volunteer Fire Department, 1013 Chestnut St, Grafton, OH or Compassionate Care Hospice, 300 N. Cleveland-Massillon Rd, Suite 103, Akron, OH 44333.
Duke Funeral Home is handling arrangements. On-line condolences may be left at www.dukefuneralhome.com
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