Eleanore E. Garbelman

Aug. 23, 1916 - Aug. 11, 2006

Eleanore E. Garbelman, 89, of Watertown, formerly of Oconomowoc, passed away Friday, Aug. 11, 2006, at Marquardt Memorial Manor in Watertown. She was born Aug. 23, 1916, in Milwaukee, to Bert and Hazel Welch.

Eleanore was a member of the St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown.

She is survived by her children, Bethany (Gary) Winkler of Watertown, Marilyn Dahl of Oshkosh, Carol (James) Billings of Oconomowoc and David (Carol) Garbelman of Tacoma, Wash.; 13 grandchildren, Jeff Billings, Tom (Pam) Billings, Susan (Frank) Urbina, Timothy (Lori) Garbelman, Julie (Jeff) Weidemann, Matt (Sarah) Dahl, Leah (Steve) Brooks, Linnea (Bob) Bandhuin, Bart (Jenny) Dahl, Angela (Ray) Crandall, Jason (Tara) Mueller, Adam (Anna) Mueller and Sarah (Shane) Wolf; 21 great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret (Donald) Stelter of Tempe, Ariz., and Muriel Snyder of Baraboo; and a daughter-in-law, Mary (Larry) Braunschweig of Watertown. She is further survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold, on March 11, 1991; son, Kenneth, in 1997; sister, Beatrice Sornsen; brother, Hubert Welch; and son-in-law, Vincent Dahl.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Hafemeister Funeral Home, 611 E Main St., Watertown. Visitation continues from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Wednesday, Aug. 16, at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown. The Rev. James Werner will officiate.

Hafemeister Funeral Home, (920) 261-2218, is serving the family.