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Eleanor M. Cain
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Obituary for Eleanor M. Cain

Eleanor M. Cain, age 89, of Mattoon passed away at 8:53 a.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.
Funeral services honoring her life will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 26, 2018 at Schilling Funeral Home with Pastor Dennis Strawn officiating. Burial will follow at Dodge Grove Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the funeral home.
Eleanor was born on April 23, 1928 in Mattoon the daughter of Andrew G. and Gladys (Daily) Honn.
Survivors include her sons, Larry A. Cain and Robert D. Cain; daughter, Lynn E. Cain; grandchildren, Jennifer, Jason, Lindsey and Ashley; and several great-grandchildren. Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Andrew G. Honn Jr.
Eleanor graduated from Mattoon High School in 1946. She taught Sunday School and was on the Flower Committee at the First Baptist Church in Mattoon, where she had been a member since the age of ten. Eleanor worked at the Journal Gazette & Times Courier for over 30 years. In earlier years, she was active in the 4-H Club and showed prize Jersey dairy cattle with her father, Andrew Honn. Eleanor was an avid St. Louis Cardinals, Green Bay Packers and Illini fan. Most of all, she cherished spending time with her family and friends. Eleanor will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Memorial donations in her honor are suggested to the First Baptist Church, 1804 South 9th Street, Mattoon, IL 61938.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

26

Mar

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Schilling Funeral Home

1301 Charleston Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

Pastor Dennis Strawn

Funeral Service

Monday

26

Mar

10:00 AM
Schilling Funeral Home

1301 Charleston Avenue
Mattoon, IL 61938

Cemetery Details

Location

Dodge Grove Cemetery

917 N. 22nd St.
Mattoon, IL 61938


Memorial Contribution

First Baptist Church

1804 South 9th Street
Mattoon, IL 61938
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