Eleanor Mae Merriman, 85, of Elk River, MN, formerly of Arizona City, AZ, passed away on January 10th 2021.
Eleanor, born on March 21, 1935 to Harvey and Susan Winslow in Augusta, ME, immediately brought joy and laughter into the world. Eleanor went on to graduate from Cony High School in 1953.
In June of 1956, she met Keith Russell Merriman and the two were Married in December 1956. Keith and Eleanor were married for over 60 years and had 3 children, David, Mark, and Lynda.
Eleanor was predeceased by her husband, father, mother, granddaughter Michelle, 2 great granddaughters, Ashley and Amanda and brother Don. She is survived by her 3 children, David (Donna), Mark (Connie), Lynda, 8 grandchildren Alicia (Dan), Jeff (Meg), Donnie, Carl (Brittany), Eric (Danielle), Shawn, Jaime (Kyle), and Cody (Tabitha), 17 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren, brothers Lyn (Margaret), Richard (Karen) and sister-in-law Alice, plus many nieces and nephews
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Eleanor’s name to American Diabetes Association. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.