Eleanor Pruim Unterstein
July 26, 1941 – November 8, 2020
Eleanor P. Unterstein, age 79, passed unexpectedly from this life into the arms of Jesus on November 8, 2020 after a short time of declining health. She was preceded in death by her parents Edward and Everdeen (DenHollander) Pruim, brother Edward Pruim, husband Andrew Unterstein and son Peter Unterstein. She is survived by her sister Dorothy Carlson (Craig), Sister-in-law Mae Pruim (Edward), grandchildren Elliyah Unterstein and Ian Unterstein, their mother Irena Unterstein and special friend Sherry Butler. She also leaves many nieces and nephews and their children to whom she was affectionately known as “Aunt Nor”.
Ellie was a graduate of the Hackensack (NJ) Hospital Nursing School and worked many years as an RN where she lived in New Jersey and Florida. In her retirement she moved to Texas to be near her grandchildren, whom she loved dearly. She remained a lifelong member of Midland Park Christian Reformed Church. Recently, as her health was failing, she moved to Michigan to be close to her niece Eileen. She loved knitting and sewing, road trips, going on cruises, and the company of her many pets over the years.
As per her wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be no service at this time.