Eleanor T. Donohue
Eleanor T. Donohue, 92, of Coralville, and formerly of Cosgrove, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at Mercy Hospice in Iowa City.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, Sept. 1 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with the Very Rev. Rudolph Juarez officiating. Burial was at St. Joseph Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Iowa City Hospice.
Eleanor was born Oct. 28, 1919, in Cosgrove, the daughter of Edward and Mary Ellen (Murphy) McCabe.
Eleanor married Ralph J. Donohue April 3, 1945, at St. Peter’s Church in Cosgrove. Family and farming were very important to her all her life. She was a very devoted wife, mother and grandmother to all and will be greatly missed. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and St. Patrick’s Altar and Rosary. In addition, Eleanor was a 4-H leader for many years.
Survivors include her children, Steve Donohue (Lisa) of Birmingham, Ala., Mary Ellen Rogers (Larry) of Iowa City, Dick Donohue (Barb) of Cedar Rapids, Chris Muller (Jack) of Rapid City, S.D., and Kathy Hanson (Garry) of Iowa City; grandchildren, Ben, Hope, Anna, Angie, Jason, Danny, Chris, Dustin, Josh, Allyson, Geoff, Jake, Nicole, and Tara; great-grandchildren, Zach, Paige, Chloe, Olivia, Abby, Kellan, Ashley, Allysa, Ayla Rose, Blake, Brady, Allie, Jacob, Ella, Madelyn, Ella, Keelin, Michael, Megan and Madison; three great-great grandchildren, a sister Betty Donohue of Iowa City and a brother Larry McCabe (Janet) of Coralville.
On-line condolences may be directed to www.lensingfuneral.com.