(February 11, 1944 - July 24, 2004)
The Lusk Herald
August 4, 2004
Eleanor H. Springer
Memorial services for Eleanor H. Springer, 60, were held July 28 at the North Hills Baptist Church in Lingle, Wyo. Pastor Brad Eakins officiated. Private family burial will take place at a later time. Eleanor died on July 24, 2004 at the United Medical Center West in Cheyenne, Wyo. Colyer Funeral Home was in charge of the cremation arrangements. Memorials may be directed to Mr. Springer.
Eleanor was born on February 11, 1944 in Wheatland, Wyo., the daughter of Robert and Florence (Hickox) Peterson. She grew up and received her education at Ft. Laramie, graduating from Ft. Laramie High School. She then went on to attend Eastern Wyoming College for two years and then finished her teaching degree at the University of Wyoming. Following college graduation, Eleanor returned to Ft. Laramie where she met and married Eugene Springer on August 13, 1972. The couple has resided in the area ever since. Eleanor loved to go camping and she loved her grandchildren dearly. She was a member of the East Highway Extension Club, Friendship Club and she was the Awana leader at the North Hills Baptist Church. She was also active in 4-H and the Goshen County Fair. Eleanor enjoyed plastic canvas needlework, crafts, and crocheting.
She is survived by her husband, Eugene of Ft. Laramie; two daughters Donnelle Springer and her husband Larry Harmer of Torrington; and Brenda Spaulding and her husband Mac of Rock Springs, Wyo.; her mother Florence Peterson of Ft. Laramie; a sister Shirley Joy and her husband Frank of New Underwood, S.D.; five brothers Francis "Pete" Peterson and his wife Nancy of New Underwood; Robert "Butch" Peterson of Torrington, Wyo.; Danny Peterson and his wife Mary Jo of Westminster, Colo.; Jimmy Peterson and his wife Joyce of Wheatland, Wyo.; and Roger Peterson and his wife Pam of Manville, Wyo., and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father and a half sister.
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