Eleanor E. (Moyer) Tomlinson, 94

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Eleanor E. (Moyer) Tomlinson, 94, of Marshalltown, Iowa, formerly of Gilman, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2016, at Bickford Assisted Living.

Funeral services for Eleanor will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Mitchell Family Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Lothe officiating. Public visitation will be held one hour prior to services. Eleanor will be laid to rest at Prairie View Cemetery in Gilman, Iowa, following lunch. Memorial contributions may be directed in Eleanor’s name to her family to be designated at a later time. For further information or to send a condolence please visit www.mitchellfh.com or call (641) 844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Eleanor and her family.

Eleanor Moyer was born January 9, 1922, in Tama County, Iowa; the daughter of Amiel and Alice Marion (Schafer) Moyer. She was raised and educated in the Tama Toledo area and graduated from Tama High School in 1939.

On February 20, 1940, she was united in marriage to H. Elmo Tomlinson in Tama. To this union was born their son, Alan. Eleanor was a homemaker and was a member of the Gilman United Methodist Church where she was very active. For many years she made the floral arrangements for Sunday church services. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and needlework.

Eleanor is survived by her son, Alan (Harriet) Tomlinson, of Marshalltown, IA; granddaughter, Lisa Tomlinson, of Holland, MI; sisters-in-law: Hazel Moyer, of Tama, IA, Ruth Ann Tomlinson, of Gilman, IA and Delores Williamson, of Cedar Rapids, IA; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Amiel and Alice; husband, Elmo in 2007; sister and brother-in-law, Lucille and Walter Schwartz and her brother, Carroll Moyer.