Eleanor Bluschke

Eleanor M. Bluschke

Saturday, February 27th, 1926 - Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
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Eleanor M. Bluschke, 94, of St. Joseph, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 2, 2020, at Caretel Inns of Lakeland.

The family will celebrate Eleanor’s life privately due to COVID-19 and respect of social distancing. Burial will take place in Riverview Cemetery, St. Joseph. Memorial contributions may be made to Napier Parkview Baptist Church. Those wishing to send a condolence online may do so at

Eleanor was born on February 27, 1926, to John and Elizabeth (Zoschke) Grieser in Benton Harbor, MI. She attended Bainbridge Elementary School and graduated from Benton Harbor High School in 1944. Eleanor worked for Sears and Roebuck, and Brammell Supply Company. On September 23, 1950, she married Stanley Bluschke in Benton Harbor. Eleanor was a charter member at Clay Street Baptist and Napier Parkview Baptist Church. She faithfully attended church and was very active: singing in the choir and with the sunshine choristers group, worked in the baby and toddler nurseries for over thirty years, assisted with vacation Bible school and was the church treasurer with her sister, Margaret for many years. Eleanor loved her Lord and Savior, cherished her family and was a loving supportive mother.

Eleanor is survived by her son, James (Holly) Bluschke of St. Joseph; daughter, Gloria Veres of Bridgman; brother, Dean (Betty) Grieser; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She will now be reunited in Heaven with those who preceded her in death; parents, John and Elizabeth Grieser; husband of 67 years, Stanley Bluschke; son, Gary Bluschke and siblings, Lucille, Leona, Leland and Margaret.
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    Riverview Cemetery
    2925 Niles Road
    St. Joseph, MI 49085
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Michelle Flaherty

Posted at 09:15am
Jim: You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Michelle Flaherty

Julie Medo

Posted at 02:29pm
Glo, I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Hugs to you. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

ray &marla cerny

Posted at 02:02pm
Dean & Betty and family,
our prayers in the loss of your loved one.

Ray & Marla cerny

Delores Flippo

Posted at 10:49am
Dear Jim and Gloria, Sending prayers and hugs as you say goodbye to your mother. Peace be with you and yours.
Cousin Delores Ruff Flippo

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