Eleanor Lydia Eggert, 92
Mass of Christian burial celebrating the life of Eleanor Lydia Eggert, age 92 of Albany will be 12 p.m. Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany. Father Michael Naughton, O.S.B. will officiate, and burial will take place in the parish cemetery following the mass. Eleanor died peacefully at Country Manor Nursing Home in Sartell Wednesday morning. There will be a visitation prior to the mass from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday morning at the church in Albany. Arrangements are being made with the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home of Albany.
Eleanor was born on May 19, 1921 to Roger and Anna (Meyer) Westholter in Farming Township. She married Werner Eggert in 1950. The couple raised their twelve children together in Albany. Eleanor worked as a mother and homemaker raising her children and helping on the farm. Eleanor had a talent for gardening and baking. These talents where shown through her canned vegetables and delicious baked breads throughout the years. She was a member of Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany.
She is survived by her children Jeanette Stock, Shakopee; Albert Stock, Albany; Ruth (John Thomas) Eggert, Minneapolis; Irene (Mark) Christensen, Waterville; Tina (Randy Foster) Bautista, Toronto, Canada; Diane (Dan Vener) Forner, White Bear Lake; Karen (Larry Sampson) Eggert, St. Cloud; Grace Eggert, Avon; Werner “Butch” (Kathy) Eggert, Dayton; Nancy (Scott Warrington) Eggert, Cleveland, WI.; Linda Eggert, St. Cloud; her twelve grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; and her siblings Roger Westholter, Elk River; Lawrence Westholter, Elk River; Bernard Westholter, Elk River; Elizabeth (Robert) Robinson, Long Prairie; and Anna Marie Sieg, Milaca.
She is preceded in death by her parents Anna and Roger Westholter, her first husband Albert Stock, her second husband Werner Eggert, her daughter Marcella Klein, and her brothers Raymond, Clement, and Nicholas Westholter.