Elenor F. Noeske, 74

Elenor F. Noeske, of 7th Avenue in Grafton, passed away suddenly at her home early Wednesday morning, Jan. 9, 2013. She was 74 years old.

Elenor was born in Mequon on June 5, 1938, the daughter of Carl and Frieda Glaess Pollman. She attended local schools and graduated from Shorewood High School with the class of 1956. On March 8, 1958, she was united in marriage with James "Fuzzy" Noeske at St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Mequon. The couple lived briefly in Glendale before moving to Grafton in 1970 and raising their family.

Elenor worked as an assembler for Philips Electronics in Glendale as well as Draco Labs and Martech Industries in Grafton, retiring in 2001. Mr. Noeske preceded her in death in 2010. Elenor enjoyed spending time working in her flower gardens, watching the Milwaukee Brewers on television, working crossword puzzles, sewing and flower arranging. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and granddaughters.

Elenor is survived by her two children, James (Kim) Noeske Jr. of Belgium and Sue (Todd) Brakob of Oregon, Wis.; as well as four granddaughters, Liz and Allison Noeske, both of Belgium, and Meagan and Erin Brakob, both of Oregon. She is further survived by one sister, Betty Ann (Everett) Priest of Ft. Pierce, Fla.; niece, Patty (Butch) Murray of Winston-Salem, N.C.; other relatives and friends.

A memorial service is planned for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Eernisse Funeral Home in Port Washington. The Rev. Linda Westphal- Buth will preside.

The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Online condolences can be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com.