Eleanor Andres, 76, of Monee, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2015 at Beecher Manor in Beecher, IL.
She was born on January 2, 1939 in Peotone, the daughter of the late John and Hattie (Gast) Thiesfeld. Eleanor married the late Kenneth Andres on July 27, 1957. They had four children together; Taffy, Dale, Beth, and David. She worked and retired from Jewel Foods after 35 years. Ellie enjoyed gardening, sewing, crafts, and attending grandchildren’s events. She was also a member of the Peotone Immanuel United Church of Christ and the Immanuel Women’s Fellowship.
She is survived by her sister, Ruth Broadrick of Florida; her children, Beth Andres Jones of Peotone, and David (Ellen) Andres of Lansing; three grandchildren, Andrew, Jessica, and Brenden; three step-grandchildren, Joseph (Rachael), Nicole (Josh), and Jason (Tabitha); four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Verlin (Beverly) and Franklin (Charlotte); a daughter, Taffy; a brother-in-law, Merlyn; and a son-in-law, Kenneth Jones. All services will be private.