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Eleanor E. Field

Funeral Service: Redeemer Lutheran Church, Owatonna
  Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at 11 a.m.
Visitation: One hour prior to the service at church

Eleanor E. Field, age 93 of Owatonna, died on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at the Owatonna Care Center.

Funeral services will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Owatonna on Tuesday, at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Kirk Griebel officiating. Interment will be at Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault.

Visitation will be at the church for one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Arrangements are being completed by the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault.

Eleanor E., the daughter of Frank and Ada (Behm) Schmidtke, was born June 22, 1919 in Wood Lake and confirmed on March 25, 1934 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Faribault. Eleanor married Stanley Field on March 3, 1945 in West Los Angeles, CA and he preceded her in death on March 26, 1986. She enjoyed being craft activites director at her highrise in Red Wing. She loved to write letters and notes to friends and family.

She is survived by her brother, Harvey (and Delores) Schmidtke of Owatonna; nieces, Dianne (and David) Rain, Lou Ann (and Paul) Dierkhising, Cindy (and Scott) Rogness and nephew, Dennis (and Christene) Schmidtke.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Stan and a sister, Rosina Mielke.

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Name: Bonnie Goddard
Email: fbogreenacres@yahoo.com
Date: Tuesday July 17, 2012


I doubt if Elenors family will know me but i did want to share some of my memories. I am the daughter of Leon and Iris Schreck of Faribault. Elenor and Stan befriended my family when we moved to Faribault in 1961 and joined Trinity Lutheran Church. They were probably our first friends here in town. I remember spending afternoons at the Fields house, sitting in their front porch playing. Elenor was such a loving lady. With no children of her own she treated me like a princess and I enjoyed every minute. I still have a picture of the two of us when i was probably around 6 years old standing in front of our home. I just have nothing but fond memories of both Elenor and Stan. My mother passed away in 1995 and my dad passed away just this passed March. I am sorry for your loss but am happy that both Elenor and Stan have reached their final home in heaven. May your faith comfort you at this time of loss.