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June 29, 1932 – Thursday, September 22, 2011

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted
Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Mn
Monday, September 26, 2011
4-8 P.M.

Eleanor Marcella “Ellie” Kegler, age 79, of Brooklyn Park and formerly of Winsted passed away at her home on Thursday, September 22nd, 2011.

She was born on June 29th, 1932 in Winsted the daughter of Hubert & Eleanore LaMott Haekenkamp.

Eleanor graduated from Holy Trinity High School in 1950.

On May 28, 1955, Eleanor Haekenkamp & Harold Kegler were joined in holy marriage at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. God blessed their marriage with four daughters.

Eleanor was employed for many years as a head cook at Osseo School District #279.

Survived by loving husband of 56 years: Harold B. Kegler; four daughters and families: Carol Ann Romes and sons: Jonathan & Andrew of Hobart, Indiana, Colleen Kegler (Bruce Burkowske) of Winsted, Maryellen and Todd Anderson and children: Laura, Dylan & Mikayla of Champlin and Nancy and David Harrison and sons: Nathaniel, Christian and Michael of Preston; 3 sisters: Agnes Kautz and Mary Ann Mallak both of Silver Lake and Marlys Carlson of Maple Lake, a brother: Hubert (Judith) Kaekenkamp of Winsted, 4 brothers-in-law & 4 sisters-in-law.

Preceded in death by parents: Hubert & Eleanor Haekenkamp, a brother: Edwin Haekenkamp, father-in-law & mother-in-law: Albert & Anna Kegler, a sister-in-law & 5 brothers-in-law.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Eleanor Kegler will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 27th at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Tony Hesse will be the Celebrant.

A visitation will be held on Monday, September 26th at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted from 4-8 P.M. A Parish Prayer service will be held at 7:00 P.M.

Further visitation Tuesday morning, September 27th from 9:30-10-30 A.M. Mass at the funeral home.

Casket Bearers will be Eleanor’s eight grandchildren: Jonathan & Andrew Romes, Laura, Dylan & Mikayla Anderson, Nathaniel, Christian & Michael Preston.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family.

2 Guestbook Entries

  1. Bonnie Palm

    I was sorry to hear of Ellie’s passing. I will miss seeing her at the cook’s breakfast once a month at Perkins. My sympathy to Harold and family.
    Bonnie Palm

  2. Sara Engen

    My thoughts and prayers are with you, my friend. Love, Sara


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