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Eleanor C. Hastings

Eleanor C. Hastings

Oct. 29, 1916 - May 8, 2009

GLENCOE -- Eleanor Caroline Hastings, 92, of Glencoe, formerly of Villard, died Friday at the Lodge on Natchez in Elko. 

The service will be at 2 p.m. today at St. John's Lutheran Church in Villard. Burial will be in the Lake Amelia Cemetery, Villard.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home of Glenwood.

She was born Oct. 29, 1916, in Arlington to August and Martha (Benning) Schauer.  She moved with her family to Villard when she was 4. She graduated from Villard High School in 1934. She helped her parents build and operate Canary Beach Resort in Villard. 

She married Ross C. Hastings. They lived in Prior Lake before moving back to Villard.

She is survived by her two daughters: Barbara (and Randy) Searcy of Lakeville and Peggy (and Scott) Smith of Fergus Falls; four sons: Gary (and Kay) of Antioch, Ill., Allan of Young America, Dean of Prior Lake, and Darrell of Prior Lake; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and her sister: Doris Harthun of Glencoe.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1975, her twin brother and a half brother.