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Eleanor Pearl (Bonini) Weber


Eleanore Pearl  (Bonini) Weber, age 96 of Manistique, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 26, 2020, at her residence with her loving family by her side.  She was born the daughter of James and Estelle (Gale) Bonini on July 17, 1924, in Hubbell, MI.

Eleanore went to LaCrosse WI, and helped with the war effort during World War II, at which time she met and married her husband, Robert J. Weber, on September 14, 1946. They moved to Manistique where they raised their family and spent 67 years together until his passing on January 8, 2014.  

Eleanore spent her years raising the family and working as a librarian at the Manistique School and Public Library for many years.  She was very artistic and could make just about anything on a sewing machine, or by knitting.  She knitted many lap robes and donated them to the Medical Care Facility Patients over the years.  She also enjoyed baking and cooking, especially big family meals!  She was well known for her beautiful gardens and flower boxes and outdoor decorations.  She was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church where she also enjoyed working on the Pasty team monthly until she was no longer able.  She loved spending time with the kids, especially her grandkids.

Eleanore is survived by her sons, Rodney (Gayle) Weber, Gary (Carol) Weber, and Scott Weber; daughter, Noreen (Robert) Hinkson; grandchildren, Michael (Mary) Weber, Mitchell (Nicole) Weber, Mia (Dave) Kemppainen, Elizabeth (Chris) Parizo, Ryan (April) Weber, Ezekiel Weber, Elletta Weber, Elijah Weber, Jedidiah Weber, Jeremy (Heather) Hinkson, Jennie (Troy) Baker, and Joseph (Casey) Hinkson; 13 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Roy Bonini.  She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Robert; brothers, Albert, James, and Charles; sisters, Ruth, Alberta, Frances, and Lilian; and daughter-in-law, Kathy Pistulka-Weber.

The graveside service will be on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 11 AM at the Maple Hill Cemetery in Lake Linden with Rev. James Mathews to officiate.  Memorial contributions in Eleanore’s name may be directed to the Northwoods Home Nursing and Hospice program at 226 South Cedar Street, Manistique, MI  49854.   The Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden is in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside Service
June 5, 2021

11:00 AM
Maple Hill Cemetery, Lake Linden

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