Elinor Francis Mewes
Elinor Francis Mewes (nee Abel), 88, joined her husband Leroy in eternal rest on Sept. 26, 2011. Services were held at the Phoenix Christian Assembly Church on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011. Her ashes will be placed alongside Leroy’s at Green Acres as part of a family reunion to be held sometime in 2012.
She was born in Conrad, Mont. on Sept. 17, 1923 and ended her eventful life in Tempe, Ariz. surrounded by her loving family.
She is survived by three generations: her daughter, Sharen St. John and her son-in-law, Robert St. John, of Tampa, Fla.; her son, Dale Mewes, of Payson, Ariz.; and her daughter, Juanita Reichenbach, of Tempe, Ariz.; she has five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.