April 28, 1924 ~ February 16, 2021 (age 96)

Eleanor Crowther Painter, 96, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at home surrounded by family.

Eleanor was born April 28, 1924 to Albert and Ellen Groberg Crowther in Harrisville, Utah.

During WWII, on Valentine’s Day 1944, she and Virgil L. Painter were sealed in the Salt Lake City Temple, just before Virgil shipped out to the Pacific.

Eleanor was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many positions in the Relief Society and Primary.

During the war, she attended Weber College and worked at the Defense Depot Ogden. After the war she assisted Virgil in establishing and managing Superior Beauty School and Painter Salons. She spent many years doing family history, compiling an invaluable collection of genealogy records and books.

Eleanor is survived by four children; LeAnn (Francis) Wheeler of Denver, Colorado; Ava L. Painter of Farr West, Utah; Frank (Kathy) Painter, Brigham City, Utah; and Lenore (Dan) Taylor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, 24 grandchildren and 58 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil, her daughter Trudy (Ron) Woodland, and sons Kirt (Ilene) Painter and Larry Painter.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 12:30pm at Aultorest Memorial Park, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah.

The services will be live streamed and may be viewed by clicking here.

Memorial donations may be made to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints General Missionary Fund.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at Myers Mortuary.

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