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Information for Eleanor Gay Franklin

10 May, 1945 - 26 September, 1981

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

28 September, 1981

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Eleanor is buried in the Parma Cemtery


Eleanor Franklin

    Memorial funeral services for Eleanor Gay Franklin, 36, New York City, formerly of Parma, who died of natural causes Saturday in a Nyssa, Ore., nursing home, will be conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Kirkpatrick Memorial Community Church, Parma, by the Rev. Paul Evans of Kirkpatrick Memorial Community Church, Parma, under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Parma.
    She was born May 10, 1945, in Ontario, Ore.  She was reared and educated in Parma, and attended the University of Idaho and the School of Visual Arts, New York City.  She assisted her father at the University of Idaho Research and Extension Center, Parma, and was foreman of the roguing crew for Pete Olesen and Associates, Caldwell.  She held secretarial positions at Time magazine, Ports Illustrated, and Camera V from 1966 to 1974, and was a picture researcher for Time from 1974 until her death.  She was a past honored queen of Job's Daughters.  She played tournament tennis for the state of Idaho in Mountain States competition.  She was a member of the Rainier Chapter of the DAR, Seattle.
    She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. DeLance Franklin of Parma; a brother, DeLance Jr. of New York City; and several aunts and uncles.
    Memorials may be made to the Malheur Hospital Nursing Facility, Nyssa, Ore., for the van fund.

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