Elinor Ann Wilson, age 83, of Quinter, passed away Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at Gove County Medical Center, Quinter. She was born November 9, 1931, in Quinter, to Clifford and Ethel (Johnson) Bland.
Until recent years, Elinor lived in Gove. She graduated from Gove High School. On August 19, 1951, Elinor was united in marriage to Lawrence Elmer Wilson in Gove. They enjoyed 57 years of marriage together. Lawrence passed away February 28, 2009. She was very active with the Gove Community Bible Church Womens’ Group, having generously volunteered her time and talents. She loved quilting and gardening. Elinor also enjoyed reading a good book, or simply spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed by many.
Survivors include a son, Cliff and wife Sharon of Edmond, Oklahoma; two daughters, Lisa and husband Butch Minium of Hoxie and Jeanne Daniels of Gove; three grandchildren, Cody Minium of Colby, Ashley Minium of Overland Park, and Jonathan Daniels of Denver; two great-grandchildren, Tori Daniels and Alexis Daniels, both of Overland Park; one brother, Don Bland of McPherson; one sister, Marie Beesley of Quinter; and one sister-in-law, Barbara Bland of New Hampshire. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; son, Bruce Wilson; grandson, Justin Daniels; brothers, Clifford and wife Dora, Kenneth and wife Mae, and Wayne; brother-in-law, Gail Beesley; and sister-in-law, Berneice Bland.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Gove Community Bible Church, Gove. Burial will be in the Gove Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home in Quinter.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Gove Community Bible Church or the Gove City Library. Checks made to the organization may be sent in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, 901 South Main, Quinter, KS 67752.
Condolences may be sent online at www.schmittfuneral.com.