Eleanor T. Disch, 88, formerly of Pike Lake, died Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Edgewood Vista Assisted Living with her family by her side. She was born November 11, 1931 in St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada to Eugene and Marie (Beaulieu) Bourgeault. A Duluth resident since 1939 and she was a graduate of St. Jeans School. She married Eugene “Gene” Disch on July 31, 1954. Eleanor worked as a bookkeeper for Paulson’s Super Valu for 22 years. She was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church. She served as the Grand Lake treasurer and was a former member of the Grand Lake Sirens. Eleanor enjoyed playing cards, going to the casino and most of all, spending time with her grand and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Gene in 2011; her brothers Rene, Arthur and Marcel and her sisters Yvonne Cherro and Lucille Swanson.
Eleanor is survived by her daughter Catherine Disch of Duluth and her son Gary (Debra) Disch; her granddaughter Amber Rosenau; great-granddaughters MyaJo, Tayla, Aiden and Danika.
Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 31st from 5-7pm at St. Raphael’s Church, 5779 Seville Rd., Duluth, MN, where visitation will continue Saturday from 10am to the 11am Mass of Christian Burial. Memorials are preferred and may be directed to The American Cancer Society, 130 W Superior St. Duluth, MN 55802. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E 2nd St. Duluth, MN, (218) 727-3555.
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