Eleanor Constance Grachek

February 10, 1929 - November 25, 2020



Eleanor Constance Grachek

Eleanor Constance (Kelash) Grachek, age 91 of Mora, formerly of St. Francis and Brooklyn Center passed away on November 25, 2020.  She was born on February 10, 1929 and was raised in the Foley and Gilman area.  Eleanor graduated from Foley High School and married Severin Grachek on April 24, 1950 in Morrill, Minnesota.  Together they had 6 children.  She was an excellent cook and an accomplished baker and canner known for her dill pickles and strawberry jam. Eleanor was a devoted Catholic and was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Minneapolis and St. Patrick Catholic Church in Oak Grove. She was an excellent cribbage and card player and enjoyed her weekends at the cabin on Fish Lake near Mora, Minnesota. Eleanor was an avid Twins fan and watched them on TV whenever possible.

Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband Severin and son Dean.  She is survived by sons Glen (Margaret) and Curtis, daughters Charlene, Cheryl (Jeff) and Colleen (Mike), daughter-in-law, LeAnn, grandchildren, Amanda, Anne, Luke, Jessica, Melissa, Nichole, Joshua, Christopher, Steven and Katie, great-grandchildren Mitchell, Abby, TJ, Gatlin, Colton, Elijah, Evan and Adelyn.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions the family is planning a memorial service for some time in 2021

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.


O Loving Father and Savior, send your angels to carry the soul of your servant from this earth to the heavenly place of eternal and everlasting life. Let family and friends who have passed before in faith be reunited in joy with the departed. Forgive any wrongs that have been committed and welcome this beloved spirit into the warm embrace of your unending peace. Amen.