Name: Eleanor Florence (Johnston) Skogstad
From: The Bellingham Herald, Bellingham,
Date: Thursday, December 20, 2007
Eleanor worked at the Alger Tavern for 18 years and was a member of the Women of the Moose, and the Bellingham Senior Center. She loved to crochet, work crossword puzzles and play cards.
Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Fred Cowin and Harry Skogstad; and grandchildren, Michelle Kiernan and Walter Cowin, Jr. She is survived by her children, Dorothy Partlow (Duane), Walter Cowin (Sug), and Ronald Cowin (Ann); 14 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and 19 great-great grandchildren.
The family would like to thank the staff at St. Francis Extended Healthcare for giving Eleanor such loving care.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2008 from 12:00-3:00 PM in the Moose Lodge, 1761 W. Bakerview Rd., Bellingham. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Women of the Moose.