Eleanor Mae (Streib) Stover
Eleanor Mae Stover, age 79, of Taylortown Road, Shelby, died Sunday, September 19, 2010 at the Cleveland Clinic, surrounded by her family.
She was born May 25, 1931 in Lexington, Ohio the daughter of the late Walter and Iris (Kempf) Streib. She was a 1950 graduate of Lexington High School and was a member to the First Christian Church in Shelby. She worked for Shelby City Schools for 18 years retiring in 1989 as head cook. She liked playing cards and bingo. She thoroughly enjoyed listening to country music and she traveled the local area with her husband to listen to many different musicians. Eleanor‘s family was her passion. She always made sure there were plenty of cookies, made with lots of love, in the cookie jar for the kids and grandkids.
Eleanor is survived by her husband of 60 years, whom she wed on August 20, 1950: Charles F. Stover of Shelby; Children: Janet Stover of Shelby, Steve (Kim) Stover of Shelby, Becky (Dale) Butterbaugh of Mansfield, Lorrie Stover of Shelby; 5 grandchildren: Mike (Kim) Stover, Karen (Randall) Freeman, Aubri Butterbaugh, Chelsi Butterbaugh, Emma Stover; 4 great grandchildren: Jackson Stover, Payton Stover, Grant Freeman, and Stella Kaufman; 3 brother: Wilbur Streib of Lexington, Harold (Kate) Streib of Lexington, Larry (Linda) Streib of Edison; 2 Sisters: Ruth (Paul) Williams of Bellville, Darla (Ron) Peck of Troy; a sister-in-law: Ann Streib of Mansfield. She was preceded in death by a son: Scott Stover, a grandson: Austin Butterbaugh, 2 brothers: Raymond and Kenny Streib, sister-in-law: Jean Streib, and step father: Don Tupps.
Friends may call on Thursday, September 23, 2010 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be held on Friday at 10:30 AM conducted by Rev. Brad McBee, pastor of First Christian Church in Shelby and her nephew, Rev. Jim Streib, pastor of Lexington Community Church. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to the First Christian Church or the charity of the donor’s choice. To leave a message for the family, please visit: