Elenor Loretta Kent passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2008 at
LaPorte Hospital. She had been ailing with heart difficulties for some time.
She was 93 years old.
She was born in Chicago, February 28, 1915, the daughter of
Leroy and Celia Buxton.
In 1933, she married John Kent of Chesterton, who passed away
She is survived by two sons, John Allan, currently of LaPorte,
Bruce Roger, currently of Mishawaka.
She was also preceded in death by a son Timothy Blair and two
brothers, Chester and Richard.
While residing in Chesterton, she was a member of St.
Patrick’s Church and did some real estate sales. In 1975, when the national
lakeshore took their home, John and Elenor moved to a country address, north
of Rolling Prairie.
After John died, in 1996, Elenor remained there until she
moved to Settler’s house assisted living in 2003.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Eastern Time, at Kaminsky’s
Funeral Parlor, New Carlisle.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral
She will be interred Friday morning alongside her husband at
Swan Lake Memorial Park.