Eleanor Jeanette Zuest-Zipter

Eleanor Jeanette Zuest-Zipter (nee Zimdars) of Hartford passed away on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007 at her residence. She was 88 years old. She was born Aug. 16, 1918 in the town of Rubicon to Charles and Emma (nee Christenson) Zimdars. Eleanor worked for Estherís of Hartford for many years. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and the Hartford Senior Friends. She enjoyed cooking, dancing, gardening, cards and a very important part of her life was music.

She is survived by her children, Craig (Maxine) Zuest of Hartford, Bonnie Steel of Hartford and Sara (Larry) Polzin of Hartford; three grandchildren, Amanda and Josh Polzin and Emma Steel; a sister, Jane Barnum of Hartford; and two nieces, Sue (Mark) Konrath of Hartford and Brenda Barnum (Friend Steve). She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Zuest, and her parents.

A gathering honoring Eleanorís life for family and friends will be Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007 from 3-7 p.m. at Shimon Funeral Home in Hartford. No formal services will be held.

Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hartford.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family.