May 27, 1914 - August 31, 2017
Eleanor H. Stewart
Eleanor Stewart, 103, passed away peacefully on August 31, 2017. She was born May 27, 1914 in Fond du Lac, WI and lived there until she went to Ripon College in Ripon, WI. Soon after graduating she married her college sweetheart, Russ Stewart, and they were married 62 years until he passed away in 1999.
She is survived by son, James Stewart of Los Angeles, CA; daughter, Sandra Hawkins and her husband, Forrest of St. Petersburg, FL; and daughter, Sue Rickman and her husband, Rick of Plano, TX, along with 4 grandchildren, Julie D’Amico, Dan McCoy, Kristi Cole and Robert Rickman and nine great-grandchildren.
Eleanor and her husband enjoyed traveling and made many trips in North and South America and Europe. They both enjoyed playing Bridge. She liked it so much that she taught many people to play and started a number of duplicate Bridge clubs.
Eleanor enjoyed doing volunteer work in many different areas such as Planned Parenthood, day nurseries, church, schools and knitting baby blankets for hospitals.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 9th at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Richardson, 271 N. Walton St, Richardson, TX 75081. Memorials may be made to the church or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of:
ARIA Cremation Service & Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas 75252