Sun Prairie-Marshall Eleanor C. Trachte, age 91, passed away on April 8, 2020 at the Sun Prairie Healthcare Center in Sun Prairie. Eleanor was born on August 13, 1928 in Marshall, the daughter of Hubert and Antonia (Hoard) Bartosch. She graduated from Marshall High School in 1946. On September 4, 1948 Eleanor married Stanley E. Trachte at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Waterloo. Eleanor was employed at National Mutual Benefit Life in Madison for many years and was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church (now Holy Family) in Marshall. She enjoyed golfing and bowling. Eleanor is survived by a sister-in-law, Donna Trachte of De Pere, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and the Gerald Tyson Family who were very dear to her and many other friends. Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband on March 28, 2003, her parents: sisters Loretta Bartosch and Jane Murray; brothers Harvard and Colistine Bartosch' brothers-in-law, Jack Murray, Charles Trachte, James Trachte, William Trachte and Lawrence Johnson; sisters-in-law, Eleanor Johnson and Marguerite Trachte. A private burial service will be held at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Waterloo with Father Jorge Miramontes. Memorials can be made to the Marshall Historical Society or the American Legion Post 279 in Marshall. The family would like to thank everyone who helped Eleanor in any way over the past few years. It was much appreciated. The Hart-Vick Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family, Please consider sending memories and condolences to www.watertownwifuneralhome.com.
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