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Elinor Sterritt


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 7:45 pm
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Elinor E. Sterritt, 88, of Galva, died Feb. 6, 2013, at her home.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Rux, Galva, with visitation 10 a.m. to services. Burial is at Galva Cemetery.
She was born July 9, 1924, in Galva, to Royce and Grace Ringle. She married Harold W. Meyers July 19, 1952. He died Sept. 14, 1971. She married Lester Sterritt Aug. 15, 1981. He died Sept. 23, 2007.
Survivors include nieces, Rebecca Gale and Elaine Kenny; nephews, James Sweat and Kenneth Ringle; sister-in-law, Ruby Ringle; and many great-nieces and -nephews.














 



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