Eleanor Dorothy Cottle, 87, died Saturday, Sept. 19 in Modesto after a short illness.
She was born and raised in Oakdale. She graduated from Modesto Junior College. She lived in Modesto for 34 years.
She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her son, Francis (Tillie) Cottle of Modesto; granddaughter, Michele and great-grandson, Matthew, both of Oakdale, MN.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Francis Marion Cottle; parents, Val and Dorothy Reed; and sister, Charlotte Watts.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Nov. 7.
Remembrances may be sent to Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356.
The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader
Sept. 23, 2009