Mrs. Eleanor Sarwinski, 64, wife of Joseph Sarwinski, 117 Hennepin st., La Salle, died at 5:40 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary's hospital, La Salle.
Mrs. Sarwinski became ill three weeks ago at home and had been hospitalized for the past two and a half weeks.
Born in Poland, April 16, 1880, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Rerych, she came to America at the age of two with her parents.
She was married to Peter Affelt who passed away 20 years ago, and was married 12 years ago to Joseph Sarwinski, La Salle.
Surviving are her husband, four children, Mrs. Clara Perra, La Salle; T/Sgt. Frank, at an embarkation port on the west coast; Mrs. Helen Gielow and Mrs. Adele Hockings, La Salle; and a stepson, Cpl. Florian Sarwinski, Camp Crowder, Mo.
Also surviving are 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild, three brothers, Ladislaus, John and Joseph Bydalek, La Salle, and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Tadych and Mrs. Paul Wrona, La Salle. A brother Michael, preceded her in death.
Mrs. Sarwinski was a member of the Rosary Society and the Sacred Heart society of St. Hyacinth's Catholic church, La Salle, and the Polish Woman's Alliance.
The body is at the Walsh funeral home, La Salle, where friends may call. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 8:45 a.m. from Walsh funeral home to St. Hyacinth's Catholic church where a mass will be said at 9 o'clock. Interment will be in St. Hyacinth's cemetery.
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