BIGFORK - Elenora C. Bible, age 89, resident of Bigfork Valley Nursing Home in Bigfork, Minn., formerly of Brainerd, died in Bigfork on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009. Elenora was born on Oct. 26, 1919, in Rice, Minn., to Stanley and Mary (Sauer) Bible. She had been a member of Our Lady of Snows Catholic Church in Bigfork and St. Francis Catholic Church in Brainerd. Elenora lived most of her life in Brainerd and was employed as a hair dresser for McGill's Beauty and Barber Shop and then operated a salon of her own for many years before retirement.
Survivors include a sister, Dolores (Neal) Hazelton of Blackduck, Minn.; nieces, Marilyn (Sy) Hartman, Northome, Minn., Karen (Paul) Mohs, of Coon Rapids, Kathryn (Lee) Hauble, Brainerd, Colleen Wroolie, Baxter, Mary Rose (Tony) Smude, Brainerd, Anna (Sean) Nicol, Brainerd; and nephews, Charles (Pat) Bible, Brainerd, Jerome (Diane) Bible, St. Michael, Minn., Larry (Joyce) Bible, Baxter, John (Sara) Bible , Statesville, N.C., Stanley (Nancy) Hazelton, Warroad, Minn., Steve Bible, Brainerd, Peter (Evie) Bible, Circle Pines, Minn., Paul (Joanne) Bible, Brainerd, and Dennis Hazelton, Appleton, Wis.
Survivors also include numerous grandnieces and grandnephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Rosella Sandberg; twin brothers, Raymond Bible and Eugene Bible, and brother, Clement Bible; and nephew, Lloyd Sandberg.
Mass of Christian Burial will be noon Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Brainerd with Father Gabriel Waweru officiating. The rosary will be recited at 11:40 a.m. in the church before beginning the service.
Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Brainerd.
Arrangements are with Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd.
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