Of Chelsea, Michigan, age 86, died Thursday, November 4, 2021, at Chelsea Retirement Community. She was born May 7, 1935, in Chelsea, Michigan, the daughter of Norman and Lenore (Kalmbach) Schmidt.
 
Eleanor worked as a legal secretary and was a charter member of the Covenant  Church of Chelsea. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Past Matron of Chapter #108 and life member of #311. Eleanor was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Dexter #557 and Past President of unit #31. She was Secretary and life member of Palatlakaha Environmental & Agricultural Reserve (PEAR) Association in Leesburg, FL. Eleanor was a University of Michigan Football fan.  Go Blue!  She loved her dog Doogie, bird watching, gardening, and cooking for her family.
 
 On June 7, 1958, she married Duane Leroy Hall, and he preceded her in death on July 17, 2016. Survivors include two sons, Donald L. (Margo) Hall of Pinckney, and David L. (Mary) Hall of Chelsea; two granddaughters, Mollie and Melissa Hall; three step-grandchildren, Joshua, Amanda, and Jacob Kitchens; 3 nieces and 2 nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Richard Schmidt of Chelsea; and a sister, Elaine Boyce of Chelsea.
 
 
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, 11:00 a.m. at Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea, with Pastor Anthony Dickerson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Chelsea. The family will receive friends Monday, Nov. 8, 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Covenant Church, 50 N. Freer Road, Chelsea, MI 48118.

 
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#3 Jeff Gladstone 2021-11-09 09:05
I'm going to miss her sense of humor and how she would sit behind me in church and have our back and forth picking. She was so fun to be around
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#2 BARBARA J FREDETTE 2021-11-05 11:10
Dear Aunt Eleanor,
I will miss our talks.....we had a wonderful relationship and were forever trying to solve the world's problems. You were a special Aunt and will be forever in my family's hearts. Until we meet again.....

Love,
Barbara
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#1 William & Sarah Ball 2021-11-05 10:25
With such heavy hearts we are so sorry for your loss..She was my mothers ( Dixie ) best friend and I loved her so very much. Heaven most certainly gained another angel and she will be so missed. Please know you will all be in our continued thoughts and prayers.
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