Eleanore “Ellie” A. Bredvold August 31, 1924 - July 4, 2020

Eleanore “Ellie” A. Bredvold

Age 95, of Eagan, passed away peacefully July 4, 2020. Preceded in death by husband Miles, parents Anna and Carl Anderson, sister Evelyn and brother Donald. Survived by children Daniel, Kristin Mott (Phil) and Marilyn; granddaughter Nadian; nephew Donald Anderson, Jr., and niece Barbara Schneider. Ellie was born in Minneapolis, raised in St. Paul, and raised her own family in Mendota Heights, later residing in Inver Grove Heights. She graduated from Mechanic Arts High School in St. Paul, and from the University of Minnesota with a B.S. in Medical Technology. During her career she worked for Northwestern Hospital and various medical clinics, and as a microbiologist for the Minnesota State Department of Agriculture. In retirement Ellie enjoyed travel, needlework, and volunteering. She was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. A service will be held Tuesday, July 21 at 10:00 AM in Lakewood Memorial Chapel at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis. (The chapel requires wearing a mask and maintaining 6 feet of physical distance from others.) In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in St. Paul.

“And if I should live to be

The last leaf upon the tree

In the spring,

Let them smile, as I do now,

At the old forsaken bough

Where I cling.”

(Oliver Wendell Holmes)

A service will be held Tuesday, July 21 at 10:00 AM in Lakewood Memorial Chapel at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis. (The chapel requires wearing a mask and maintaining 6 feet of physical distance from others.) In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in St. Paul. 

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