Eleanor L. Smith

Apr 21, 1919 - Feb 17, 2013


Eleanor L. Smith, age 93, of Berlin Township, passed away on Sunday Feb. 17, 2013, at Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky, surrounded by her family. 

She was born on April 21, 1919, in Berlin Township, and lived here her entire life. She was a 1936 graduate of Berlin Heights High School. She worked at Shinrock Elevator for many years. After retirement, she continued to care for her family and spend time with the ones she loved. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Huron. She enjoyed gardening and baking pies.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 73 years, Ivan; two daughters, Sharon (Bruce) Warner, and Denise (Ken) Smith, both of Berlin Township; granddaughter, Denise “Nikki” (Darryl) Brundage, also of Berlin Heights; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Adam and Emma (Ackerman) Hoffman; sister, Mary Colgrove; and brothers, Nelson (Helen) Hoffman, Gilbert (Erla) Hoffman, and Charles (Nellie) Hoffman.

Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Morman-Hinman-Tanner Funeral Home, 38 South St., Berlin Heights. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Peaks Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, or to Christ Episcopal Church, 120 Ohio St., Huron, OH 44839.

Condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com.