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June 12, 1924 – Sunday, September 6, 2015

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church-Winsted, MN
Friday, September 11, 2015
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Chilson Funeral Home-Winsted, MN
Thursday, September 10, 2015
4-8 P.M.

Eleanore H. Cafferty, age 91, of Winsted passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2015 at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.

She was born on June 12, 1924 in Silver Lake the daughter of Adalbert & Martina (Kaczmarek) Dusoski.

On May 18, 1943, Eleanore H. Dusoski and Bryan F. Cafferty were joined in holy marriage at St. Adalbert Catholic Church in Silver Lake. God blessed their marriage with eleven children.

Eleanore was formerly employed at Green Giant in seasonal work for eighteen years.

She enjoyed bingo, listening and dancing to old time music, canning, gardening and was a great cook and baker. She spoke spoke Polish fluently with her relatives and friends from Silver Lake.

Eleanore was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.

Survived by her loving children: Margie Kritzeck of Winsted, Elizabeth Joyner of Bloomington, Delores (Kenneth) Otto of Vadnais Heights, Theresa (James) Sexton of Delano, Bryan “Butch” Cafferty of Brainerd, Catherine (Brad) Wiggins of Victoria, Rosemary Cafferty and Alan (JoLynn) Cafferty all of Winsted and Julia (Allyn) Mann of Shawnee, Kansas; seventeen grandchildren, twenty eight great grandchildren; a sister: Audrey Johnson of Crown Point, Indiana; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: James P. Cafferty, Marie Lieb, Mark (Lucille) Cafferty, Jerome (Theresa) Cafferty, Clayton Ziebarth, Loretta Smykalski and Rita Beehler; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband Bryan F. Cafferty on May 14, 2006, and infant daughter Mary Ann, a son Lawrence “Larry” Cafferty, grandchildren: Jackson Cafferty, twins Bridget & Elizabeth Wiggins, son-in-law Kenny Kritzeck, daughter-in-law Dianne Cafferty, her parents, a brother Leonard Dusoski, sisters-in-law Marlene Dusoski, Alice Ziebarth, Anna Boehlke, Florentine Cafferty and Irene Cafferty, brothers-in-law Edward Boehlke, Fred Lieb, Louis Smykalski, Frank Cafferty and John Cafferty.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Eleanore Cafferty will be held on Friday, September 11th at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Celebrant will be Father Paul Schumacher. Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 10th from 4-8 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. A Prayer service will be held at 6:00 P.M. Further visitation will be held on Friday morning, September 11th at the funeral home from 9:30-10-30 A.M.

Honorary Casket Bearer will be Tyler Mann.

Casket Bearers will be Jesse Cafferty, Mac Cafferty, Kevin Cafferty, Mark Otto, Ben Wiggins, Elroy Boehlke and David Dusoski and Keith Bobrowske.

3 Guestbook Entries

  1. edward and delrose fuchs

    Very sorry to hear of Eleanore passing.

  2. cindy ernhart

    I was so very saddened to hear of Eleanor’s passing. I have very fond memories of her laughter and sense of humor as a child. She was a good lady and will forever remain in my memories.

  3. Robert and Debbie Workman

    To the family; our deepest, sincere sympathy for the loss of your mother.
    Rob & Debbie


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