Visitation Today in Batavia for NBA Great Dan Issel's Mom
- Deceased's name: Eleanor Issel
- Age: 84
- Date: Jan. 15, 2012
- Hometown: Hot Springs Village, AR, formerly Batavia
- Survived by: Her husband, Robert Issel, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, her children, Kathi (Steve) Wastel of Hot Springs Vlg, AR. and Dan (Cheri) Issel of Marina Del Rey, CA, and many others.
Eleanor Issel, 84, of Hot Springs Village, AR, formerly of Batavia, died Jan. 15 at St. Joseph Mercy Health Center in Hot Springs, AR.
She was born, July 8, 1927, in Fort Morgan, CO, the daughter of Henry and Ida Thiele Meyer. She was united in marriage to Robert Issel on Nov. 29, 1947.
She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church (H.S.V. AR.) and longtime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church (Batavia). She was an avid golfer, and doll collector.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Issel, of Hot Springs Village, AR, her two children, Kathi (Steve) Wastel of Hot Springs Vlg, AR. and Dan (Cheri) Issel of Marina Del Rey, CA., daughter in-law Paula Issel of Batavia, IL; her grandchildren, Sheridan (Rick) Whipple, Scott (Kristen) Issel, Robert Issel, Kathleen Issel, Justis (John) Harrison, Jeremiah Wastel; six great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Benjamin, Addison, Eleanor, Brody and Greyson; also by her two brothers, Henry Meyer of St Charles, and Marvin (Elaine) Meyer of N. Aurora.
In addition to her parents, Eleanor is preceded in death by her son, Greg Issel, and brother, Floyd Meyer.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 South Batavia Ave. (Rt. 31) in Batavia.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan.18, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 950 Hart Road in Batavia, where she will lie in state from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service. Interment will follow in River Hills Memorial Park in Batavia.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Batavia, IL.
This notice is courtesy of Moss Family Funeral Home.