Elenora Maxine Hasenfratz, 88, of Perry, Oklahoma was born to John Heppler and Myra “McDonald” Heppler on June 30, 1929 in Garber, Oklahoma. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 where she met the love of her life at the golden gates, Merle Hasenfratz.
She married her sweetheart and dearest friend, Merle Hasenfratz on August 10, 1945 in Perry, Oklahoma. Elenora was 16 years old when she married her love and they had been together ever since. They started a life and had three wonderful children, Janis, Jonece, and Joe.
Elenora was a member of the First Baptist Church in Perry, Oklahoma. In her earlier years Elenora was a great cook and she was a breathtaking seamstress. She sewed all her children’s school clothes. Elenora spent her later years enjoying her time at the casino and watching all sorts of game shows. A couple of her favorites were “The Price is Right” and “The Wheel of Fortune”. She could sit and watch those shows for hours. She was always a happy go lucky person who loved to have a fun time. She always had a smile on her face that could brighten anyone’s day. Elenora loved to see people happy and wanted to help in any way that she could. She volunteered a lot of her time at Operation Blessing, and she also worked for City Hall for several years.
Elenora had many hobbies, but she especially liked to play the piano. She would play at many events such as for the cake walks and barn dances when her children were young. Elenora lived for her children and grandchildren. She always looked forward to family gatherings. She will be greatly missed by all her friends and family.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Grace Hill Cemetery in Perry, Oklahoma under the care of Brown-Dugger Funeral Home. Reverend Dennis Wildman will officiate. Visitation is being held at Brown-Dugger Funeral Home on Monday, February 19, 2018 from 8:00am until 8:00pm.
Cherishing her memory are her loving children, Janis Gill and her husband, Buddy, of Scottsdale, Arizona, Jonece Thorpe and her husband Mark of Ponca City, Oklahoma, and Joe Hasenfratz of Perry, Oklahoma; 12 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; 9 great-great grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Merle Hasenfratz; her parents, John and Myra Heppler; her brothers, Edward Heppler and Bob Heppler; and one great grandson, Broque Cockrum.
Love you always grandma ❤️ Watch over us.
Kayla cockrumBoston, MA
Everyone loved this beautiful soul. Always a smile and a kind word. She was a one of a kind and will be dearly missed...
God give the family comfort and peace. Much love-
Cheryl Nida JeterPerry, OK
Janis and Buddy
Your Mother was always happy and smiling. I have many memories from our family gatherings years gone by. Sorry about loss but she is now with her loving family.
Love to all
Delcie SeatEdmond, Okla 73034, OK
I love you grandma
Bri DixonNorfolk, VA
Joanie and Family,
Was so sorry to hear about your Mother......
Love and prayers.
Debbie Sheets Rex and Family
Debbie Sheets RexPrague, OK
Our hearts are broken for you and all of your family. Your Mom was such a sweet person. I will miss her and watching for her at the casino.
Brenda and Gary ThorpeBlackwell, OK