Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

January 15, 2013

Elinor Shroyer

Oct. 24, 1935-Jan. 14, 2013

GOSHEN — Elinor Shroyer, 77, passed away at 6:40 a.m. Monday at Courtyard Healthcare.

She was born Oct. 24, 1935 in Elkhart, to Arthur R. and Loreene A. (Whitright) White.

Elinor is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Charles E. Shroyer of Goshen; a daughter, Kathy (Don Trueblood) Shroyer of Elkhart; a son, Charles A. Shroyer of Elkhart; a daughter in-law, Dawn Shroyer of Goshen; two sisters, Judy (Harold) Taylor of Elkhart and Peggy (Chuck) McConnell of Anderson; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Bradford Shroyer.

Elinor worked as an activities director for several nursing homes in the Elkhart area. She was known for cake decorating and playing the piano and organ. She enjoyed crafts and sewing.

A private family memorial service will take place at a later date.

Memorial donations may be given to any charity of the donor’s choice.

Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with arrangements.

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