SPRINGFIELD – Eleanor A. Wahlbrink, 78, of Springfield died at St. John’s Hospice at 3:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008.
She was born Nov. 16, 1929, in Greenview to Florence and Margaret Sachtleben Wahlbrink. Her parents; two brothers; and two sisters preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sisters, Margaret J. (husband, Harold R.) Hartley of Springfield and Betty J. (husband, Frank) Grimsley of Peoria; a brother, Arthur L. Wahlbrink of Anaheim, Calif.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Eleanor was an active member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and loved her religion. She retired from the Physicians Group Associates as a secretary in the business office. She was a Springfield resident most of her life.
Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at Staab Funeral Home, with the Rev. Tasha L. Blackburn officiating. Private family interment will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Greenview.
The family request memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.
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