Eloise A. Rust, 78, of Buckley died at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 7, 2013 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana after a courageous battle with cancer surrounded by her loving family. She is now resting in her eternal home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 11, 2013 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 206 E. Main Street, Buckley with Rev. Daniel A. Olson officiating. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Buckley.
Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Sunday, February 10, 2013 at Baier Family Funeral Services, 306 E. Lincoln Street, Buckley and one hour before the service Monday at the church.
Eloise was born May 23, 1934 in Champaign the daughter of Albert and Esther Schrieber Hansens. She married Earl Rust April 14, 1957 in Champaign. He survives.
Also surviving are a son, Myron (Belinda) Rust of Buckley, a daughter Kendra (Bruce) Andree of Champaign; three grandchildren, Jason (Kaci) Rust, Jami (Cory) Roberts, Chase Andree; four great grandchildren, Kylie, Traxton, Brocktyn and Kasen.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Dale.
Eloise grew up in Hensley Twp and graduated from Champaign High School. After graduation she worked for the Champaign High School as a secretary for several years. She was also employed by Big Wheels of Paxton for ten years.
Eloise was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Buckley. She enjoyed gardening, cross stitch and traveling. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family especially her great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Carle Cancer Center or an organization of the donor’s choice.
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