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Eleanore Garwood

March 10, 1925 — July 31, 2019

Eleanore M. Garwood, age 94, of Rothschild, died on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 under the care of Aspirus Hospice House with her family by her side

Eleanore was born on March 10, 1925 in Minneapolis to the late David and Barbara Haag.  She married Paul Garwood Sr. on August 12, 1945 in Chicago.  He preceded her in death on May 4, 2010.

Paul spent 20 years in the Navy, so Eleanore worked hard at home as a homemaker and Navy wife while he was away.  After Paul’s retirement, they enjoyed spending many winters in Florida.  She loved crossword puzzles and going to the casino, but more than anything, Eleanore loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Eleanore and Paul were members of St. Mark’s Parish in Rothschild since 1969.

Survivors include her children Paul Ned Garwood, Patricia Harmant, Peggy (Jim) Trzebiatowski, and Philip (Karen) Garwood; grandchildren Samantha Garwood, Michael Garwood, Christopher (Bethany) Garwood, Corrine (Todd) Wolff, Colleen (Ray) Gardner, Jennifer (Dustin) Sawvell, Matthew (Amber Laffin) Trzebiatowski, and Isabel Garwood; great grandchildren Elizabeth, Jacob, Megan, Kaylee, Abigail, Courtney, Faith, and Alexander; brothers Charles Haag and David Haag; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her siblings Pauline, Catherine, Peter, Emily, and Edward; son-in-law Robert Harmant; and great granddaughter Paige Wolff.

A private family mass will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services c/o the Aspirus Health Foundation, 425 Pine Ridge Blvd, Wausau, WI 54401 or online at

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