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June 14, 1919 - May 20, 2014

Eleanore was born June 14, 1919 in Newburg Township in Fillmore County, Minnesota to James and Ida (Peterson) Blagsvedt.  She attended area country school.  On July 10, 1937 she married Kermit Flattum at the Elstad Lutheran parsonage. In 1944 they moved to Mabel where they have resided until 2011 when she moved into the Tweeten Health Services in Spring Grove. Kermit passed away on January 23, 2009. She was a cook for many years for the Mabel-Canton Schools.  She enjoyed going on bus trips with Kermit, reading, gardening and flowers, and quilting.  She was a member of the Mabel First Lutheran Church. 

Eleanore passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Gundersen-Lutheran Health Care Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin at the age of 94.

Eleanore is survived by a daughter Beverly (Russell) Flatland of Sun City, Arizona; a son Lew (Sue) of Spring Valley, Minnesota; seven grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren; ten great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.   She was preceded in death by her husband Kermit, a grandson Rory, two brothers Elmer and Harold; and a sister Norma.

Funeral services will be 11 AM Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the Mabel First Lutheran Church in Mabel with Rev. Roger Knudson officiating.  Burial will be in the Mabel Lutheran Cemetery.  There will be no visitation. The Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel is assisting the family with arrangements.

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