Elanor J. Siegel

Elanor J. Siegel (nee Clarke), 95, of West Bend, passed away Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009, at her residence.

She was born on Dec. 27, 1913, in Beloit to the late James and Tina (nee Moffitt) Clarke. She was united in marriage to Edmund F. Siegel on Sept. 4, 1937, in Beloit. In 1981 they moved from Burlington, Iowa, to West Bend. Edmund passed away on Dec. 28, 1990.

Eleanor was a member of New Life Christian Fellowship and P.E.O. While in Burlington she had been active in her church and Womenís Club. Eleanor also enjoyed playing Bridge.

She is survived by two daughters: Julie (David) Koepnick of Newburn, N.C., and Jean Wolff of West Bend; six grandchildren, David (Joanne) Koepnick of Kerry, N.C., Jennifer (Billy) Poplin of Greenville, N.C., Scott (Melissa) Wolff of West Bend, Todd (Kelly) Wolff of West Bend, Todd (Corrine) Wolff of Slinger and Charlotte (Bob) Martin of West Bend; 18 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; other relatives and friends.

A funeral service in remembrance of Elanor will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17 at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend. The Rev. Luke Emerich will officiate and burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery, Beloit. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6 p.m. until the time of service.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Lisa Hartmann for her many years as Eleanorís caregiver and to Heartland Hospice for their care of Elanor.

Online guest book and condolences may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.