Eleanor F. Kidd, 77
Nov. 28, 1938 ó Dec. 19, 2015
Eleanor F. Kidd, age 77, of the town of Port Washington, died Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, at her home.
She was born on Nov. 28, 1938, in Barronett, daughter of Louis and Frieda Kend. She grew up in Menomonee Falls, marrying Harold W. Kidd, originally from Tacoma, Wash., in Milwaukee on Oct. 27, 1956.
Together they moved to the town of Port Washington and raised their family.
Eleanor was a homemaker, later working at Leeson Electric in Grafton. She was a proud grandma, keeping busy crocheting and doing needlepoint. She enjoyed other crafts, reading Western novels and stories of the history of the West.
She seldom missed a horse race on television. Political issues of the day always brought out a lively discussion. Harold preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 2001. She is survived by her children, Coleen (James) Steffen of Grafton and Mark Kidd of the town of Port Washington; grandsons, Christopher and Kyle Steffen; sisters-in-law, Frances Bennet of Graham, Wash., Donna Smith of Spanaway, Wash., and Joanne (James) Paterson of Redmond, Wash.; brothers-in-law, Carl (Dorothy) Kidd of Lewistown, Mont., and Ralph (Ann) Kidd of Brinnon, Wash.; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends and her dear pup, Rowdy.
She is preceded in death by her husband, her brother, Harold Kend and brother-in-law, Jack and his wife, Rosalie Kidd.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015, at the Poole Funeral Home/Crematory, 203 N. Wisconsin St., Port Washington. The Rev. John Klieve, pastor St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Port Washington will officiate.
Family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service. Interment will be at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield.
Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 284- 4431.