Eleanore M. Bestul, Waupaca, Wisconsin Age 87, passed away on Monday, August 2, 2010 at
Bethany Home in Waupaca, WI. She was born January 11, 1923 in the Town of Amherst, Portage Co., WI; daughter of Albert and Aleda (Engebretson) Thompson. On July 20, 1963, Eleanore married Harold Bestul in Waupaca, WI. He preceded her in death on January 11, 1984. She was a member of Scandinavia Lutheran Church in Scandinavia, WI. Eleanore is survived by: Daughter: Janie Paulson of Phoenix, AZ Brother: Russell Thompson of King, WI Step-Children: Howard Bestul, Jerome Bestul, and Janet Bestul 11 Adoring Grandchildren Also survived by many amazing step-grandchildren, fabulous great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Aleda Thompson; her husband, Harold Bestul; a son, Edward Paulson; a sister, Helen Holmes; a brother, Robert Thompson; and a step-son, David Bestul. A Memorial Service was held on Friday, August 6, 2010 at 7:00 PM at the Scandinavia Lutheran Church in Scandinavia, WI. Reverend Mark E. Sabin will officiate. There was a gathering of family and friends following the service on Friday evening at the church. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.