Eleanor B. Sterling

Born: Wed., Jun. 1, 1927
Died: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018


2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
Location: W.K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home

Prayer Service

10:00 AM to 10:05 AM, Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Location: W.K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

10:30 AM Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Location: St. Hyacinth Catholic Church

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Eleanor Sterling passed away peacefully at her home on August 24, 2018 surrounded by her family.  She was born on June 10, 1927 to Bernard and Constance (Tomas) Sochacki.  She enjoyed 91 beautiful years.  She met and married her husband, Ed Sterling, and would have celebrated 25 years of marriage on September 10th.  Ed preceded her in death in 2014.  Also preceding her was daughter, Marilyn Jean Kalisz; sisters, Alice Kaminski, Helen Kurdziel, and Irene Kusner; brothers, Louis and Teddy Sochacki.
  Eleanor enjoyed gardening, cooking, shopping, taking short trips to casinos, relaxing at the lake, and spending time with family.  She was a member of St. Hyacinth Parish and a member of their Senior’s group.  Ed and Eleanor took many bus trips with the group to casino’s and they even traveled to Las Vegas a couple times.  
  She is survived by her brother, Richard (Joan) Sochacki; daughters, Darlene (Wayne) Bagrowski, Marlene (Eddy) Chapman and Sue (Bob) Duerringer; sons, Gary (Heather) Zdrojewski, Ed (Sandy) Sterling, and Jim (Julie) Sterling; 19 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren and one on the way.  Also, special family friend Cindy Rybak.  She always said she felt so blessed to be around to see her children and babies reaching milestones.  
  Family and friends may visit on Wednesday from 2-8:00 p.m. at the W.K. Sujkowski & Son Funeral Home, 3838 Airport Hwy.   Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2018 with a prayer service in the mortuary at 10:00 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass at St. Hyacinth Church at 10:30 a.m.   Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.
  Our dearest Mom, you are now our special Angel.  Your journey was beautiful as you are.  We have so many memories to cherish and your love will live on in every single one of us.  You taught us how to LIVE, LOVE and LAUGH.  Everyone that met you felt that special sweet, caring, funny, loving person you were.  We are all so proud to call you our Mom, Grandma, and Great Grandma, and most of all, our friend.  You definitely lived life to the fullest, always on the go, enjoying life as it should be.
  Messages of condolence may be made at www.sujkowskiairport.com.

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Connie & Max Kessler
   Posted Wed August 29, 2018
Our thoughts & Prayers for family. A wonderful and fun funny lady. Will be missed by all who loved her. 🙏🏻💙

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