THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Eleanor A. Myers
Issue Date: May 14, 2014
Eleanor A. Myers "Ellie", 77, of Marinette, passed away on Friday, May 9th, at Bay Area Medical Center, Marinette, following a brief battle with cancer.
Born Jan. 11, 1937 in Marquette, MI, to Martin and Anna (Nadeau) Kasiska, she grew up in Marquette and graduated from the Marquette Graverat High School in 1954. She married John Myers on Nov. 19, 1955 at St. John 's Catholic Church in Marquette. She worked as a clerk for the Duluth South Shore and Atlantic Railroad. The couple moved to Marinette in 2002.
A member of Our Savior 's Lutheran Church, the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks, and her Bridge Club in Marinette, while living in Marquette she was also a member of "The Club" which was made up of close friends. She enjoyed beating friends and family at cribbage. She also enjoyed ceramics, crocheting, knitting, and gardening.
Survivors include her husband of 59 years, John (Jack); children, Lance (Debbie) Myers of Green Bay, Lori (Tim) Duquaine of Marinette, and Yvette (Michael) McCaughn of De Pere; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Martin (Edna) Kasiska of Shelby Township, MI.
Friends called at Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home, Marinette, from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, May 11. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Our Savior 's Lutheran Church, Marinette. Pastor James Wendt officiated and burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery.