Jeanette V. Elliott

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jeanette V. Elliott, 91, of Greencastle and formerly of Denver, Colo., passed away on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.

She was born on July 15, 1923 in Cleveland, Ohio, to John Kruszynski and Josephine Lopata Kruszynska.

Jeanette left Cleveland in 1941, moving to California to work with Western Union and then moved to Saudi Arabia, where she met her husband, Robert N. Elliott.

After extensive traveling, Bob and Jeanette settled in Denver.

Jeanette retired in 1984 from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Ted Kruszynski and Joe Kruszynski Kruse; and her husband of 53 years, Robert.

Surviving are her daughter, Sue Bock and husband Eric of Reelsville, and their sons, Adair, Garrison, and Mitchell; and one nephew, Roger Kruse and wife Shirley; three nieces, Diane Youngeberg and husband Bill, Donna Reitler and husband Gary, and Debbie Kruse.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 24 at 10 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 202 E. Washington St., Greencastle.

Memorials in Jeanette's name may be made to Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, 371 E. Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown, NY 11787.

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