Eleanor Ann Ketelaar
October 3, 1940 – April 18, 2019
Eleanor Ann Ketelaar, age 78 of Arlington, passed away on April 18, 2019. She was born on October 3, 1940 in Odessa, Texas, the daughter of Joseph Rehders, Jr. and Ruth Young Rehders.
Eleanor was a woman strong in her faith and had a love for helping others. She was a member of Romans 8 Church, and later a member of Life Fellowship Church. She was active in bible study, choir, and church programs. Growing up, Eleanor spent time on the farm and riding horses. She even spent 15 years on an all-girl horseback drill team. Eleanor graduated in 1962 as a Registered Nurse from the Methodist Hospital of Dallas School of Nursing. In her spare time, Eleanor enjoyed bargain hunting, fashion and going to garage sales.
Eleanor is survived by her loving family: son Johnny Ketelaar and wife Dee Ann; daughter Rene Howard and husband Scott; grandchildren Michael Estes and wife Jessica, Heather Howard and husband Cody Rothwell, Matthew Howard, Ashley Runnels and husband Curtis, and April Clark and husband Roger; great grandchildren Whitney Knapp and William Estes; and brother Joe Rehders and wife Pat.
The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday, April 22 from 6:00-8:00pm at Moore Bowen Road Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10:00am, also at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Moore Memorial Gardens.
- Visitation Monday, April 22, 2019
- Funeral Service Tuesday, April 23, 2019
- Committal Service Tuesday, April 23, 2019