Eleanor Moe

Eleanor Jean Moe of Wauwatosa, formerly of Port Washington and Thiensville, passed away with her family at her side on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022, at the age of 96.

She was born in Milwaukee to Don and Gustavine Field on Oct. 10, 1925.

She married Gordon Moe (1925-2008) on Nov. 25, 1961, and together they had one son.

Eleanor graduated from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor with a degree in art.

She worked at Milwaukee Lace Paper Co. before she was married to Gordon.

Eleanor devoted her life to her family and was an excellent cook.

She enjoyed yearly summer vacations in Door County and winters in Safford, Ariz.

Eleanor spent her last four years residing at Luther Manor Courtyards, where she met their caring staff and made good friends.

Eleanor will remain in the hearts of her son David (Catherine) Moe of Wauwatosa and grandchildren Andrew and Elizabeth.   She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Gordon.

A memorial service will be celebrated for Eleanor at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at Mequon United Methodist Church, 11011 N. Oriole La., Mequon, WI 53092.

Eleanor will be laid to rest next to her husband at Zur Ruhe Cemetery in Cedarburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to Meta House in Milwaukee. Donations can be made in Eleanor’s name at www.metahouse.org/donate.

Eernisse Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be left at www.eernissefuneralhome.com.



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