Eleanor C <I>Hoffman</I> Kelly

Eleanor C Hoffman Kelly

Hokah, Houston County, Minnesota, USA
Death 22 Mar 2006 (aged 90)
Menomonie, Dunn County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 13719149 · View Source
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MENOMONIE — Eleanor "Elly" C. Kelly, age 90, of Menomonie and formerly of Eau Claire died on Wednesday March 22, 2006, at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie.

Elly was born June 25, 1915, in Hokah, Minn. She was the daughter of John and Ida (Pieck) Hoffman, and grew up in that community. Elly graduated from Hokah High School and attended cosmetology college in Minneapolis, and was employed as a hairdresser in La Crosse and Eau Claire. She married Jack E. Kelly (a former radio announcer in La Crosse and Eau Claire) on June 25, 1940. In 1945, they moved to Eau Claire, where Elly worked as a hairdresser and later worked for many years in the bakery and deli at the Consumers Co-op in Eau Claire. Jack passed away in 1984. In 2000, Elly became a resident of the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie, where she has remained the rest of her life.

She is survived by two sons, John of Madison and Tom of Menomonie; a daughter, Margaret (Arden) McMartin of Menomonie; three grandchildren, Brenda Kelly of Bremerton, Wash., Patrick and Meghan McMartin, both of Menomonie; a sister, Donna Mae Larson of Houston, Minn.; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

Elly is preceded in death her parents; her husband; three brothers, John, William and Romeo Hoffman; three sisters, Leona Brockman, Florence Covey and Alice Walthers.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday March 27, 2006, at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie with the Rev. Thomas Krieg officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Eau Claire.

Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie and one hour prior to services at the church on Monday.

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  • Created by: James Seidelman
  • Added: 24 Mar 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 13719149
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor C Hoffman Kelly (25 Jun 1915–22 Mar 2006), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13719149, citing Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by James Seidelman (contributor 9118441) .