The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 Eleanor Mary <I>Laing</I> Botz

Photo added by Ken Beuning

Eleanor Mary Laing Botz

  • Birth 14 Aug 1911 Freeport, Stearns County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 17 Aug 2002 Stearns County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Freeport, Stearns County, Minnesota, USA
  • Plot T17
  • Memorial ID 114990409

Eleanor M. Botz


Aug 17, 2002

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 20 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Freeport for Eleanor Botz, 91, who died Saturday. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery following the Mass of Christian Burial.
Family and friends may call from 5 - 9 p.m. Monday (tonight) at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Freeport and after 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sacred Heart Church. Christian Mothers and Golden Years Senior Citizens will pray at 5 p.m. followed by parish prayers at 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home. Memorials are preferred.

Eleanor Mary Botz was born on August 14, 1911, to Henry and Agnes (Overman) Laing. She was born, raised, educated, and lived most of her life in Freeport. She married Anthony (Tony) Botz on June 30, 1930, and they had six children.

Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her daughter, Doris (Daniel) Baltes; and her sister, Alvina Peterson.

She is survived by her children, Joan (Pete) Herges of Albany, Inez (Dwight) Kirscht of Phoenix, AZ, John (Yvonne) Botz of Freeport, Carl Botz of St. Cloud and Susan Enright of Minneapolis; 21 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; sisters, Louise Uphoff of New Munich and Rosemary Gowan of St. Cloud.

Eleanor was the head and the heart of her family. She will always be remembered for her quick-witted humor, goodness and kindness. She loved her family and they in turn loved her and will miss her greatly.

Source: St. Cloud Times

Family Members






  • Created by: Ken Beuning
  • Added: 6 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 114990409
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Mary Laing Botz (14 Aug 1911–17 Aug 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 114990409, citing Sacred Heart Cemetery, Freeport, Stearns County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Ken Beuning (contributor 48152580) .