Obit: Maki, Eleanor Marie (1933 - 2017)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Cook, DeBoth, Dilley, Gustafson, Hall, Harubin, Johnson, Lightfoot, Lind, Listle, Maki, Maki-Erickson, Plude, Reynolds, Scheithauer, Swenson

----Source: The Heindl Funeral Home (Prentiss, WI) 4/20/2017

Maki, Eleanor Marie (Dilley) Plude (3 JUN 1933 - 20 APR 2017)

Eleanor Marie Maki, 83, Prentice, died at her home on Thursday, April 20, 2017, while under the care of her family and Flambeau Home Health and Hospice.

She was born in Crawford County, Wisconsin, on June 3, 1933, the daughter of Edward and Dottie (Lightfoot) Dilley. She was married to Lawrence Plude and they later divorced. She was married to Sidney Roger Dean Maki on September 27, 1977 in Chicago, Illinois, and he preceded her in death on December 19, 2008.

She and Lawrence operated the Pick-A-Dilley resort on Stone Lake for a number of years. She was a great fan of Elvis Pressley. As a younger woman she enjoyed dancing and bowling. In recent years she enjoyed cooking for her family, spending time in her home, doing puzzles and word search, and was a fan of NASCAR and the Atlanta Braves.

She is survived by four daughters, Debby (Dennis) Lind, Rib Lake, WI, Diana DeBoth, Prentice, Dawn (Hal) Swenson, Rib Lake, WI, and Darcy (Mark Listle) Johnson, Tripoli, WI; by three step-daughters, Debbie (Delbert) Gustafson, Ogema, Tammie (Steve) Reynolds, Prentice, and Lori (Donald) Maki-Erickson, Schofield, WI; by one brother-in-law, Kenneth (Patricia) Maki, Pineville, OR; by one sister-in-law, Linda Cook, Phillips, WI; by 22 grandchildren and 33 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Sidney Roger Dean Maki; by three infant children, Sonya, twin boys Dennis, and Danny; by one great grandson, Maddox Scheithauer; by her parents, Dottie and Ed Dilley; by one daughter, Denise Harubin; and by two son-in-laws, Luke Harubin and Greg DeBoth.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, April 25, at the Heindl Funeral Home in Prentice with Pastor Richard Hall officiating. Interment will be in the Garden of Memories Cemetery, in the Town of Hill.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 9:30 A.M. until the time of services.

Online condolences may be expressed at

The Heindl Funeral Home in Prentice is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.



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