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Eleanor Maxine  Fortun
December 23, 1926
Seattle, Washington
December 9, 2016
Kirkland, Washington
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Eleanor was born Dec. 23, 1926 in Seattle, WA to Ben and Cora Andrews and passed away on Dec. 9, 2016 in Kirkland, WA at Evergreen Hospice.

Eleanor married Jean “J.T.” Fortun on Nov. 1, 1946 in Lyle, MN. They had two children Jim and Gail. The family moved to Ephrata, WA in 1960. J.T. and Eleanor lived in Ephrata for 50 years until 2009 when they moved to Kenmore, WA to be close their daughter. In 2011 they moved into Brookdale Assisting Living, where she was a member of the Brookdale family until her passing. Eleanor enjoyed Cross Stitching, playing the slots, sewing, playing Bridge, golfing, bowling, and traveling. She and J.T. traveled all over the United States. Her proudest achievement was running E.M. Fortun Frames for 15 years; she took great pride in her work. Eleanor is survived by her daughter, Gail Fortun of Kirkland, WA; her sister, Delma Malins of Everett, WA; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her husband J.T., son James, her parents and three brothers and two sisters.


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