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Eleanor May (Brownfield) Riehl

December 19, 1923 ~ June 17, 2022 (age 98)

Obituary

ZANESVILLE

Eleanor May Riehl was 98 1/2 when she went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 17, 2022. She was born in Zanesville, Ohio on December 19, 1923 to Cecil and Grace Brownfield. Eleanor graduated from Zanesville High School in 1942.  She was a member of many organizations and churches throughout her lifetime. Her first job was an Elevator Operator at a local bank. She had several jobs in between and retired from Owens Illinois Brockway Glass in 1986. Eleanor was an extraordinary and determined woman. She worked very hard, scrimped and saved her whole life and paid cash for everything. Eleanor never had a credit card or a loan. She kept her beauty, style, grace and poise and always looked 30 years younger than she was. She lived a good clean life.  

Eleanor is preceded in death by her parents: Cecil and Grace (Cox) Brownfield; her son: Greg Dranda; husbands: Augusta Dranda and William Riehl; her siblings Kenneth Brownfield and Vivian Wilkins.     

She is survived by her three daughters: Darlene Dranda, Crystal (Richard) Maziar and Billie Jo Woodrow; one grandchild: Alexandria Woodrow; along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be from 9 to 10 AM Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 WEST MILITARY ROAD, ZANESVILLE. Funeral services will begin at 10 AM in the Snouffer Chapel with Rev. Cary M. Grandstaff officiating. Burial to follow in Greenwood Cemetery.  

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