September 16, 1930 - September 6, 2018
Eleanor C. Symonds, 87, of Fergus Falls, died Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at the Lake Region Healthcare. She was born September 16, 1930, in Gary, Indiana, the daughter of Clifford and Eunice (Evavold) Wahlin. On January 30, 1949 she married Otis Symonds Sr. in Fergus Falls. Through the years Eleanor was a childcare provider, homemaker and very active in the foster grandparent program. She was member of Zion Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls and was active in their ladies aide. She enjoyed crocheting, walking, reading and baking. Preceding her in death were parents, husband, Otis W. Symonds Sr. who died in 1987; sisters, Ellen Jane Wahlin and Elaine Lillemon and daughter-in-love, Susan Symonds. Survivors include her children, Otis W. Symonds, Jr. of Fergus Falls, Carolyn Larson of Fergus Falls; five grandchildren, Bonnie (Johnnie) Walker of Eagan, MN, Michelle (Felipe) Sanchez of Burnsville, MN, Andrea (Luis Antonio) Solano of Burnsville, MN, Frank “Ruggie” (Kristi) Larson of Fergus Falls, Melissa Larson of Fergus Falls; eight great-grandchildren: Alex Symonds-Walker, Shampayne Walker, Kara Walker, Johnnie (LJ) Walker, Sierra Christopher, Korianne Christopher, Tristyn Sanchez, Alejandra Sanchez; great-great granddaughter, Ta’Mari Walker. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, and extended family who loved her. Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the church. Service: 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, Fergus Falls, MN Clergy: Reverend Chris Eldredge Interment: Oak Grove Cemetery, Fergus Falls Olson Funeral Home of Fergus Falls is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.olsonfuneralhome.com.
Eleanor C. Symonds, 87, of Fergus Falls, died Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at the Lake Region Healthcare. She was born September 16, 1930, in Gary, Indiana, the daughter of Clifford and Eunice (Evavold) Wahlin. On January 30, 1949 she married... View Obituary & Service Information
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