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1935 Elenora 2020

Elenora Riley

October 6, 1935 — October 3, 2020

Graveside services for Elenora Esther (Roehling) Riley, 84, of Brenham are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 10th, 2020 at Oaklawn Cemetery Pavilion in Somerville, with Pastor Skip Stutts officiating. Interment will follow. Visitation will be Friday, October 9th from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Strickland Funeral Home in Somerville.

Elenora was born October 6, 1935 to Gus Roehling and Elvira (Drews) Roehling in Long Point, Texas. She grew up in Long Point, Texas then went to Houston for work. After a while she went to work for Kroger’s in Bryan, where she was the produce manager for 25 years.

When she wasn’t working, she did enjoy visiting with family and friends. She would always visit the sick or shut-ins. She would never miss any family functions and was very friendly and sociable. Elenora loved country music and dancing.

Elenora was preceded in death by her parents; husband Jerry Riley, four brothers and four sisters.

She is survived by her step-son, Cecil Riley of LaPorte, Texas; sister-in-law, Edna Roehling of Long Point, Texas; step-grandson, Tommy Riley and wife Rachel of Houston, Texas; three step-great grandchildren, Cailey, Leila, and Sean Riley; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be Tyler Eckhardt, Justin Eckhardt, Stacey Lewis, Dillion Lewis, Chad Steinbach, and Marvin Roehling.

Memorials may be made to the First Lutheran Memorial Fund in Somerville.


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