Eleanor Hedwig Baptist, 89,
of Pickerington, Ohio,
died peacefully Tuesday, July 24, 2012
at Tuscany Gardens, Pataskala, Ohio.
She was born August 2, 1922 in Erie to the late John & Hilda (Zimmerman) Ziegler.
Eleanor is survived by her son, Bob (Vicki) Baptist, of Pickerington; grandson, Ben Baptist, and his fiancee, Amy Linebaugh, of Pickerington; sister, Irma Van Tassel, of Erie; and numerous nieces, nephews and wonderful friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob;
brothers, Oscar and Hans, and sister, Ella. Eleanor was a graduate of Academy High School and later worked at Erie Resistor Corp. and GE Credit Union. Her life was enriched by the many friendships she made in her years living in Erie, Jensen Beach, Fla., and Pickerington. She loved morning walks, afternoon bowling and evening happy hours. A private celebration of life service was held at Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church where Rev. Elaine Sturtz officiated. Arrangements by Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home & Crematory. Contributions in Eleanor's name may be made to Tridia Hospice, 2215 Citygate Dr., Suite E, Columbus, OH 43219, or Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2200 NW Federal Hwy., Stuart, FL 34994. (Erie Times-News on July 25, 2012)
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