|Birth: ||Apr. 23, 1924|
South Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 2009|
Eleanore L. Cesander was the youngest child of Joseph and Clellie Peden. In 1942 she graduated from Aberdeen High School in Aberdeen, S.D. She attended Northern State Teachers College in Aberdeen and went on to teach elementary school. In 1944, she enrolled in the U.S. Navy and served as a Hospital Apprentice First Class. She received an honorable discharge after WWII. In 1945, and during her service time, she married Paul K. Cesander. At that time, Paul was an officer in the Navy.
After college, Eleanore and Paul both taught school in Marietta, Minn. Later, and with the birth of their first child, Eleanore became a full-time homemaker. Eleanore and Paul had three boys, David, Larry and Steven. Steven (1985) and Paul (2003) proceeded her in death.
With Paul's career, the family lived in Sioux Falls, S.D., Minneapolis, Minn. Omaha, Neb. Richardson and Fairfax, Va. In 1978, Paul retired and the couple moved to Lake Kiowa, building a home on the 18th fairway. In 2007, Eleanore moved to The Corinthians in Carrollton, where she resided at the time of her death.
Eleanore was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Gainesville and a loving friend to many.
She is survived by her two sons, 2 daughter-in-laws, four grandchildren, a sister-in-law of Sacramento, Calif.
Also preceding her in death were five siblings, Ethel Peden, Joseph (Buddy) Peden, Emmet Peden, Warren Peden, and Helen (Peden) Danielson.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 at Wildwood Chapel at Restland Memorial Park in Dallas. After graveside services, a reception for family and friends will be held at the main funeral building. Services are under the direction of Restland Funeral Home. Visitation is scheduled for this evening, October 21, 2009 from 6-8 p.m. at Restland's Main Chapel Building.
Restland Memorial Park
Created by: J Vogel
Record added: Oct 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43415438
Rest in peace.|
Added: Oct. 22, 2009