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Life Story / Obituary
Age 76, died on Wednesday June 17, 2015 at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born on August 15, 1938 in Ewen, the daughter of Harry and Marie (Van Blarcum) Loy and spent her early years there until moving to Lawton as a teenager. She married Harold Middleton and together they had 4 sons whom she doted over. She worked at EPC and enjoyed her co-workers, was an avid bingo player, liked to be outdoors, enjoyed camping, snowmobiling and mushroom hunting. Family always came first for Eleanor and she taught her children values, ethics and the ability to laugh at some of life’s challenges. She also adored her grandchildren and was a well-liked person and had numerous friends. Members of Eleanor’s family include her 4 children: Roy Middleton, Ray (Amy) Middleton, Jerry Middleton and Hoppy (Shannan) Middleton; 7 grandchildren: Danielle, Korey, Devin, Ashlee, Jeremy, Shari’s and Tyelor; a brother, Harry (Connie) Loy and several great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 2 grandsons: Roy Daniel Middleton and Brandon Ray Middleton and also her sister Rose Lounsberry. Private services will take place after her cremation. Please visit her personal memory page at www.lifestorynet.com where you can sign her guest book and archive a favorite memory or photo. Arrangements by Life Story Funeral Home, Betzler & Thompson – Paw Paw, 60900 M-40 (657-3870).