Eleanore Flattum, 94, of Mabel
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 6:13 AM
Eleanore V. Flattum, 94, of Mabel died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Gundersen-Lutheran Health Care Center in La Crosse, Wis.
She was born June 14, 1919, in Newburg Township in Fillmore County to James and Ida (Peterson) Blagsvedt.
She attended area country school.
On July 10, 1937, she married Kermit Flattum at the Elstad Lutheran parsonage. In 1944 they moved to Mabel where they have resided until 2011 when she moved into the Tweeten Health Services in Spring Grove. Her husband died on Jan. 23, 2009.
She was a cook for many years for the Mabel-Canton Schools. She enjoyed going on bus trips with her husband, reading, gardening, flowers and quilting. She was a member of the Mabel First Lutheran Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Beverly (Russell) Flatland of Sun City, Ariz.; a son, Lew (Sue) of Spring Valley; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kermit, a grandson, Rory, two brothers, Elmer and Harold and a sister, Norma.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 24, at the Mabel First Lutheran Church in Mabel with the Rev. Roger Knudson officiating. Burial followed in the Mabel Lutheran Cemetery.
The Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel assisted the family with the arrangements.