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December 11, 1921 - December 29, 2018
Burial Date: January 4, 2019
Funeral Home Glen Ullin, ND
Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m. CT, Friday, January 4, 2019, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Glen Ullin
Rosary & Vigil Service: 6:00 p.m. CT., Thursday, January 3, 2018, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Glen Ullin
Visitation: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT, Thursday, January 3, 2019, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Glen Ullin
A funeral Mass for Eleanor Wehri, 97, of Glen Ullin will be 10:00 a.m. CT, Friday, January 4, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Glen Ullin with Father Jeff Zwack celebrating. Burial will take place in St. Clements Cemetery.
Visitation for Eleanor will be from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT, Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with a rosary and vigil service taking place at 6:00 p.m. CT.
Eleanor passed away Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Marian Manor in Glen Ullin.
Eleanor Wehri was born December 11, 1921, north of Glen Ullin, the daughter of John and Theresa (Filibeck) Schirado. She attended rural country school near her home in Oliver County through the eighth grade. Eleanor helped out on the family farm until her twenties when she moved to Michigan to work in a defense plant making plane parts for the war. On October 23, 1946, Eleanor and Urban Wehri were married in Saint Benedict’s. Together, they started farming northeast of Glen Ullin, until retiring to the town of Glen Ullin in 1996. In 2008, Eleanor moved to Marian Manor in Glen Ullin and has made it her home ever since.
Eleanor and Urban loved to dance. They were known to drive long distances to dance to the best orchestras. They also enjoyed playing pinochle and traveling. Eleanor was a member of the St. Clements Christian Mothers.
Eleanor is survived by her sister-in-law, Vivian Schirado of Bismarck; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Theresa; husband, Urban; brothers, Carl, Leo, Willie, Victor, Ervin, John, George, Ernest, Nick, and infant brother, Joseph; and sister, Rose.