Eleonore H. Stamurs
Eleonore H. Stamurs, 91, died
Sunday, June 1, 2014, at home.
She was born on September 18,
1922, in Saldus, Latvia, a daughter of Bruno and Olga Scheffler Zitte. Eleonore graduated from high school in Riga,
On December 25, 1946, she married
Emils Stamurs in Germany, and in 1951, they emigrated to the United States.
Eleonore enjoyed reading,
needlework, and she especially loved her animals.
She is survived by five
children: Benno A. Stamurs of Arlington,
Virginia, Inge H. (Ronald) Adelmeyer of Lomira, Erika B. (Terry) Hilbert of New
London, Herbert H. (Jayne) Stamurs of Otsego, Michigan, and Christine I.
(Thomas) Higgins of Fond du Lac; 12 grandchildren: Andrew (Keri) Adelmeyer, Tamara Adelmeyer,
Katherine Adelmeyer, Michael Hilbert, Brittany (Craig) Chikowski, Adrienne Hilbert,
Heather (Nathan) Roberts, Anthony Saucedo, Samuel Stamurs, Sarah Stamurs, Colin
Higgins, and Shane Higgins; four great-grandchildren: Elizabeth and William Adelmeyer,
Lydia and Ethan Roberts; and nieces and nephews here in the United States and
She was preceded in death by
her parents; her husband, Emils; a grandson, Ryan Higgins; a brother, Bruno
Zitte; and two sisters: Edith (Janis)
Lilienstein and Gertrud (Emil) Kalnins.
The funeral service will be
held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at Mach Funeral Chapel &
Crematory, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac., with Rev. James Martin
officiating. Burial will follow in
The visitation will be on Wednesday
at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory from
12:00 p.m. until the time of
In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be directed to the Fond du Lac Humane Society,
652 Triangle Road, Fond du
Lac, WI 54935.
Mach Funeral Chapel &
Crematory is serving the family, www.machfuneralchapel.com.