|Elinor E. Sterritt, 88, of Galva, passed away at 5:02 PM, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, February 11 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva. Rev. Ann Champion will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Galva Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Henry County Humane Society or to the First United Methodist Church in Galva.
She was born July 9, 1924 in Galva, the daughter of Royce and Grace (Gustafson) Ringle. She married Harold W. Meyers on July 19, 1952 in Galva and he preceded her in death on September 14, 1971. She later married Lester "Les" R. Sterritt on August 15, 1981 and he preceded her in death on September 23, 2007. Survivors include two nieces, Rebecca Gale and Elaine Kenny, two nephews, James Sweat and Kenneth Ringle, a sister-in-law, Ruby Ringle and several great nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Lowell Ringle and a sister, Louise Ringle Sweat.
Elinor graduated from Galva High School in 1942. She had worked as Executive Secretary for Lily-Tulip in Galva for 30 years and for Dr. Wayne Skaloud for 8 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and enjoyed her cats and doing crafts.