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Eleanor J. Sidebottom
Saturday, 05 October 2013 06:00
Last Updated on Monday, 07 October 2013 07:01
Written by John Spataro
Eleanor J. Sidebottom, age 87, of Rockford, Illinois died Friday, October 4, 2013 at her home.
Eleanor was born on May 23, 1926 in Walnut, Illinois the daughter of Harry and Maude (Stickle) Renner. She was united in marriage to Eugene Sidebottom on October 26, 1947 at the First Christian Church of Walnut. She was a real estate salesperson in DeKalb, Illinois for about 10 years. She was also a 4-H Leader and Sunday School teacher for many years. She also was in the Home Extension for several years.
She is survived by her children, Ken Sidebottom, Ron Sidebottom, Carol Fraedrich and Neal Sidebottom. Grandchildren, Trista Patton, Josh Patton, Dustin Hardcastle, Alec Hardcastle, Andrea Sidebottom, Paige Sidebottom, Jennifer Sidebottom, Kendra Sidebottom, Amber Sidebottom. Great-grandchildren Ivan Xelhua, Royce Scott, Liam Hardcastle, Kyla Bennett, Elise Hardcastle, David McDaniel, Austin McDaniel, Ashley McDaniel and Christian Patton; sisters Gladys Gettle, Shirley Creager, Phyllis Warner; and brother Les “Char” Renner.
She was preceded in death by her husband Eugene Sidebottom. Mother, Maude Renner. Father, Harry Renner. Brother, Dale Renner. Sister, Verle Tracy. Granddaughter, Tessa Sidebottom. Daughter-in-law Donna Kinser-Sidebottom.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday at 11 a.m. October 8 2013 at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut with the Rev Steve Doyle pastor of the Calvary Christian Church officiating. An informal gathering in remembrance of Eleanor will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Calvary Christian Church 5455 Charles Street Rockford, Illinois. A memorial has been established to the Calvary Christian Church in Rockford in lieu of flowers. Condolences may be sent to: www.garlandfuneralhome.com. Garland Funeral Home 14733 IL Hwy 92 Walnut, IL.