Eleanor M. Monis


Dec. 15, 1916 - March 1, 2013



Eleanor M. Monis (nee Steele), age 96, of Hartford, passed away on Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Hartford Care Center.


Eleanor was born Dec. 15, 1916, in the Town of Ashippun to William and Olga (nee Schram) Steele.  She was united in marriage to Carl G. Monis on Dec. 7, 1940.


Eleanor was a member of St. Olaf’s Lutheran Church in Rubicon. She will be remembered for her interest in the news and never forgetting a birthday or anniversary. She will be missed dearly.


Eleanor is survived by her children, Karen Lembcke of Lafayette, Ind., and Jon Monis of Oconomowoc; grandchildren Gary (Erica) Lembcke, Dr. Cynthia (John) Grundy, Gregory (Mary) Lembcke, Brian Schmocker; and seven great-grandchildren. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Carl Monis; daughters Janet Schmocker and Mary Monis; and her brothers, William and George Steele.


Memorial services for Eleanor were held Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at the Shimon Funeral Home, with Rev. Matt Lee officiating. Interment to follow at St. Olaf’s Cemetery, Rubicon.


In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Hartford Care Center or St. Olaf’s Church would be appreciated.


The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at www.shimonfuneralhome.com.