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Eleanor Mylin Waterhouse

Published: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 9:09 a.m. CST
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Eleanor Mylin Waterhouse

STERLING – Eleanor Geneva Mylin Waterhouse, 91, of Sterling, died Friday, March 14, 2014, at Coventry Living Center in Sterling.

Eleanor was born March 23, 1922, in Sterling, the daughter of Clarence and Grace (Breese) John. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Sterling, Ladies Elks Club, and the Moose. 

Survivors include one daughter, Jeanne Crane of Sterling; one son, John (Ann) Mylin of Roscoe; her grandchildren, Adrienne (John) Jelderks of Palos Heights, Carla (Robert) Laszlo of Orlando, Fla., Matthew (Amy) Mylin of Roscoe, Theresa (Joshua) Taylor of Loves Park, and Emily (Brad) Breakfield of Roscoe; and 10 great-grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Chester Mylin in 1973; her second husband, Wesley Waterhouse in 1997; one brother, Dallas John; and one son-in-law, Dick Crane.

Visitation will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday and a memorial service at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling, with the Rev. Jeff Coester, pastor of First Congregational Church in Sterling, officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling. Cremation rites have been accorded.

A memorial has been established.

Visit www.schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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