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Eleanor Ruth "Ellie" Salisbury

December 15, 1935 January 12, 2020
Eleanor Ruth "Ellie" Salisbury
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Obituary for Eleanor Ruth "Ellie" Salisbury

Eleanor Ruth “Ellie” Salisbury, age 84, of Montgomery, IL died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at her residence. She was born December 15, 1935 in Adams Township, LaSalle County, IL the daughter of the later Louis C and Viola C nee Erickson Meyer.

Prior to her retirement in June of 2000 she was employed by Wm F Meyer Co in Aurora, IL as a bookkeeper. She was a member of St Anne Catholic Church in Oswego, IL, (within the church sang in the funeral choir, member of SAS Group and Card Club.) She had also been active with Fashion Wagon Demonstrator and district leader, (Top Sales award won several times), American Business Women’s Association (Past President), several business bookkeeping/office manager positions. She most enjoyed her time with family, travel/dining out, Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, an excellent story teller and humorous.

She is survived by her children, Julia Salisbury, Kathryn (Craig) Quantock, John (Julie) Salisbury, Matthew Salisbury; grandchildren Ryan Salibury, Amy (Geoff) Taylor Stephanie (Doug) Webbles, Robert (Cynthia) Salisbury, Jennifer, Margaret, Abigail, Rebecca, Jack Quantock, Lucas and Phillip Salisbury; great grandchildren William and Corinne Sullivan; brothers James (Gert) Meyer, Richard (Marge) Meyer; sister-in-law Barbara Meyer, also several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Allen Salisbury, son Richard “Rick” Salisbury, siblings Dorothy (Bob) Adrian, Virginia (Harold) Miller, Gertrude (Oscar) Huber, Mildred Meyer, Charles (Audrey) Meyer, Robert (Mary) Meyer and Harold Meyer.

Visitation will take place on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the DUNN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME with CREMATORY 1801 Douglas Road Oswego, IL.

Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM at St Anne Catholic Church 551 Boulder Hill Pass Oswego, IL. Interment will take place at the Oswego Cemetery in Oswego, IL.

Memorials may be direct to either St Anne Church PO Box 670 Oswego, IL 60543 or St Jude Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN, 38105 or the charity of the donor’s choice.

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3:00 PM 1/15/2020 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/15/2020 7:00:00 PM
Dunn Family Funeral Home With Crematory

1801 South Douglas Road
P.O. Box 665
Oswego, IL 60543

Dunn Family Funeral Home With Crematory
1801 South Douglas Road Oswego 60543 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 1/16/2020 10:00:00 AM
St. Anne Catholic Church

551 Boulder Hill Pass, P. O. Box 670
Oswego, IL 60543-0670

St. Anne Catholic Church
551 Boulder Hill Pass, P. O. Box 670 Oswego 60543-0670 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Oswego Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

497 South Main St.
Oswego, IL 60543

497 South Main St. Oswego 60543 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105

The Charity of the Donor's Choice

St. Anne Catholic Church

551 Boulder Hill Pass, P. O. Box 670
Oswego, IL 60543-0670

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