Obituary

Eleanor J. Butterfield

DATE OF DEATH:Thursday, December 01, 2022AGE:  93

Eleanor J. Butterfield passed away on December 1, 2022 in Hollister at the age of 93.
Per her wishes she will be transported and laid to rest in Lakewood, Colorado.

Eleanor Jeanne Butterfield, beloved mother of Gregg Duane Butterfield, Carol Jean Hall, and David Butterfield.

Siblings: Mary Anne McKibben (deceased), Vernon “Buzzy” Duke, Laura Louise (Susie) Determan, and Walter Duke.

Grandchildren: Norman, Vernon and Sandra Butterfield — Kimberly Codd, Kelly Moss

Great-grandchildren: Audrey and Harper Codd — Ellie Moss

Born Eleanor Jeanne Duke, June 1 1929. Passed away December 1, 2022 in Hollister, California.

Married to Dr. Duane Elmer Butterfield (deceased, 1988).

Eleanor loved to sing and was a long time member of the Colorado Chorale as well as the Emmanuel United Methodist church choir. She also worked with the Brico Symphony. She played both violin and piano. She was also an avid reader.

She worked as a chemist until Gregg was born in 1955 when she became a housewife until her children reached college age when she earned a Associates degree as a Medical technician. She worked for Dart Labs and then National Jewish Hospital.