Eleanor Bernadine Storm, 89, died Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at her daughter’s home in Central Point, Ore.
Her funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2009, at the Messiah Lutheran Church with Pastor Michael Dahle officiating. Burial will follow at the Highland Cemetery. A fellowship luncheon will be held at the church immediately after the services at the graveside. Memorial contributions in Eleanor’s honor may be made to American Diabetes Association. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to Holland & Bonine Funeral Home. Eleanor was born Jan. 21, 1920, in Rugby, N.D. to Henrik and Nora (Iverson) Negard. She graduated from Rugby High School in 1938. She married Ray L. Storm on June 17, 1939 in Cando, N.D. Together they raised seven children. The family moved to Havre, Mont. In 1952 for Ray to work on the railroad. Ray passed away in 1976 and Eleanor remained in Havre until moving to Oregon in 1988. She enjoyed baking, crocheting, cooking and traveling. She was an excellent seamstress having sewed each ofher three daughter’s wedding dress’s. She paid for her own music lessons as a child and was a accomplished at playing the Organ and Piano. Her family was her pride and joy. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Robert Teigen in 1952 and her infant brother, Harold Negard in 1928; her son, William Storm in 2007; her husband, Ray L. Storm in 1976; and a grandson, John Inman, in 1966. Eleanor is survived by her six children: Beverly (John) Inman of Havre, Mont., Harold (Marie) Storm in White City, Ore., Lamont (Linda) Storm of Vernal, Utah, David (Rikki) Storm of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, Linda (William) Neuwerth of Central Point, Ore., Susan (Sam) Bernard III of Phoenix, Ariz.; sisters: Lorraine Shinn of Portland, Ore., Janet (Alvin) Arstein of Rolette, N.D.; brother, Ole (Bonnie) Teigen of Minneapolis, Minn.; sister-inlaw, Wanda Knudsvig of Belgrade, Mont.; 20 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.