Eleanor Charlotte Lemire, 86, of Aitkin, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020 in Riverwood Health Care Center, Aitkin. She was born November 17, 1933 in Nickerson Township to Edwin and Ruth (Peterson) Hedberg. Eleanor was united in marriage to Virgil Lemire on November 22, 1952 in Aitkin. Eleanor was a member of the American Legion Post #86 Auxiliary and First Lutheran Church of Aitkin. She enjoyed antique collecting, crossword puzzles and especially spending time with her family. Eleanor will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Eleanor is preceded in death by her husband, Virgil; her parents; daughter, Cindy Paakkonen and son, David Lemire.
Eleanor is survived by 2 sons, Jeffrey A. (Mary) Lemire of Alamogordo, New Mexico and Perry J. (Denise) Lemire of Duluth; daughter-in-law: Jeanne Lemire; grandchildren, Jennifer (Cory) Wilson, Jeffrey (Mariah) Lemire, Kristen (Andy) Lemire, Danielle (Michael) Lapos, Sarah (JR) Wingate, Ted (Kylee) Paakkonen and Joe Paakkonen; great grandchildren, Lincoln McDougall, Natilie Lapos, David Lapos, Gavin, Holden and Bennett Lemire; brother, Gerald (Chris) Hedberg of Aitkin; 2 sisters, Marion Gilmer of Aitkin and Ethel Peterson of Minnetonka; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Services for Eleanor will not be held at this time.
To leave an online condolence, go to: www.srtfuneral.com. Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Aitkin.
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