Eleanor Jane Spehar
06/26/1934 - 06/26/2022
Eleanor J. Spehar, age 88, died Sunday evening, June 26, 2022 at the Essentia Virginia Care Center with family at her side.
She was born June 26, 1934 in Orr, MN to Art and Helia (Autio) Nelson. She worked many years at the Greiners Laundry and was a proud member of the American Legion Auxiliary.
She loved birds, flowers, knitting, fishing at her cabin on Lake Vermillion, volleyball, and was an avid sports fan.
Eleanor is survived by her brother, Duane (Linda) Nelson; numerous nieces and nephews, family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; Art and Helia Nelson; siblings: Russell Nelson,
Penny Heinzer, Betty Stenlund, Rosie Larsen, and Doug Nelson; and two husbands, Myron (Beaver) Anderson and Nick Spehar.
A Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at the Range Funeral Home in Virginia, MN at 11:00 am with visitation beginning at 10:00 am. Rev. Amy Janssen of Gethsemane Lutheran Church will officiate.
Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guestbook or to send condolences please visit rangefuneralhomes.com.