10 a.m. Friday March 9, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church
11 a.m. Friday at the church
Eleanor Lucille Barton, 98, formerly
of Lincoln passed away at 8:41 p.m. on March 3, 2018
at Heritage Health in Bloomington.
Eleanor was born on July 23, 1919 to Herman and
Alvena (Milhahn) Rhody. She married Albert Barton on
August 25, 1937 in Dixon, KY. He preceded her in
death on April 14, 1987.
Surviving Eleanor are her children: Dewayne (Jan)
Barton of Washington, Gary (Vicky) Barton of Normal,
and Donald Barton of Jetmore, KS; six grandchildren:
Mike (Sharon) Barton, Mark (Tracey) Barton, Brian
(Denise) Barton, Tim Barton, Megan (Steve) Castleman,
and Abby Barton; 12 great grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by her parents, three brothers,
and two sisters.
Eleanor graduated from Lincoln High
School. She worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for
20 years at Lincoln Developmental Center. She was a
member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln and was a
member of the Ladies Aide for funeral meals.
Services for Eleanor will be 11:00 a.m. Friday March
9, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with
Rev. Mark Thompson officiating. Visitation will be
one hour prior to the service (10:00-11:00 a.m.)
also at the church.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.
Services are entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln.
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