Fr. Mathew Vazhappilly
Organist ~ Georgianne Pravecek
Processional Hymn ~ “How Great Thou Art”
~ Kathy Manning
Offertory Hymn ~ “Amazing Grace”
Communion Hymn ~ “The Lord’s Prayer” ~ Kathy Manning
Recessional Hymn ~ “On Eagle’s Wings”
Eleanor Louise Ireland was born on Saturday, August 12, 1916 at Tyndall, South Dakota to Frank and Anna (Hahn) Benesh. She earned her teacher’s certificate at Southern State Teacher’s College in Springfield and taught rural school for several years. Eleanor was united in marriage to Ben Ireland on June 22, 1943 at St. Leo Catholic Church in Tyndall. She was employed in the Bon Homme County Auditor’s office in Tyndall for 17 years. She and Ben farmed for many years prior to retiring to Scotland in July of 1974. She was a member of St. George Catholic Church, the National Catholic Society of Foresters, and the Landmann-Jungman Memorial Hopital Auxiliary. Eleanor passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at the Good Samaritan Society of Scotland at the age of 96 years, 4 months, and 14 days.
Eleanor’s memory will be cherished by her two children: son Lyle (Joann) Ireland of Scotland and daughter Luetta (Jerry) Roseth of Philip; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Frank and Anna Benesh, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ben, in 2006; an infant daughter, Paulette; and two sisters: Luella (John) Camby and Marian Benesh.