Eleanor Blattner Obituary
Eleanor A. Blattner, 93 of Eau Claire, Wis., formerly of Rock Falls, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 at her home in Eau Claire.
Eleanor was born on Jan. 29, 1924 in Bellechester. She was the daughter of Anton and Pearl (Arendt) Hart. Her family moved to the Lake City area where she attended school. Later Eleanor married Floyd Blattner on Jan. 28, 1956 in Lake City. They moved to Cornell in 1962 and then to Rock Falls in 1964, where they raised their family. Eleanor has been a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rock Falls for over 50 years. In 1996, Eleanor moved to Eau Claire to be closer to family, where she remained the rest of her life.
Eleanor enjoyed embroidering and playing cards. Most of all, Eleanor loved spending time visiting with family and friends.
Eleanor is survived by her children, Julie Jacobson of Altoona and Craig (Becki) of Cleghorn; three grandchildren, Peter (Chris) Rath, Pam (Jeff) Vollhaber and Andrew (special friend Makayla Brixen) Blattner; four great-grandchildren, Michael, Ashley, Mitchell and Radaline; two great-great-grandchildren, Henry and Daniel; one brother, Martin “Peter” (Rose) Hart of Lake City; son-in-law, Jake Jacobson of Eau Claire; one brother-in-law, Robert Tri Sr. of Zumbrota; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Floyd, one son, Jerry Blattner, one daughter, Pat Rath and two sisters, Laverna Tri and Irene Tri.
Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rock Falls with Rev. Joseph C. Nakwah officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Eleanor’s name to the Feed My People Food Bank in Eau Claire.
Rhiel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family. Condolences may be made online at www.rhielfuneralhome.com.