Eleanor was born in Sheho, Saskatchewan on December 25, 1933. The daughter of Joe and Annie (nee Woloshyn) Timoffee. She grew up and received her education at Foster School, Sheho High School, and took her commercial course at the Yorkton Collegiate Institute. She started to work at the Scott National Fruit as an order desk clerk in June of 1952.
She met Lorne on a blind date on May 26, 1953 and they married on November 10, 1954 at St. Andrews United Church Yorkton, which they joined before their marriage. Lorne and Eleanor did a lot of travelling over the years and enjoyed places such as Dubai, Arizona, California, Texas, England, North Africa, Spain, Alaska, Hawaii, and around most of Canada.
She enjoyed sewing, Lorne’s knit socks, family, skiing, curling, keeping a daily diary, growing flowers, gardening, but most of all golfing was her game. She held various positions on the executive with the Ladies Club with the York Lake Golf and Country Club.
Lorne and her ran a 2-Ball foursome club as well. They lived on 4th Ave. South for over 50 years. She was predeceased by her parents, Joe and Annie Timoffee, her beloved husband, Lorne, her brother-in-law, Gilbert, and sister-in-law Freda Fenske.
A graveside service will be held for Eleanor on Friday, December 16, 2022 at the Yorkton City Cemetery.
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