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Eleanor Shimek Mitchell

of Little Rock, AR, 1932 - 2019

Eleanor Shimek Mitchell, 87, of Little Rock, went to be with her Lord Friday, June 28, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Steve Shimek and Elizabeth Marek Shimek of Hazen. She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond Mitchell.
She is survived by her sisters, Alagean Shimek and Mary Ann Griffin (Henry) both of Little Rock; her niece, Melanie Matthews Peak (Daniel), nephew, Billy Griffin (Ginger); great-niece and nephews, Austin Matthews, Alix Matthews, William and Cooper Griffin; and one aunt, Louise Williams of San Diego, Calif.
Eleanor was a founding member of Christ Lutheran Church, where she faithfully served as lead coordinator of the Altar Guild and was the official Sunday morning coffee maker. She was passionate about supporting Christ Lutheran School and became the greeter and coffee hostess for Wednesday Chapel services to be with the parents and kids.
Eleanor graduated from Little Rock High School in 1950. She immediately went to work for Southwestern Bell and retired 40 years later. She had 35 years of perfect attendance. Due to her love of people, she went back to work and created a second career as a sales associate for Talbots for 14 years. She made many new friends at Talbots from customers to mall walkers. Eleanor never met a stranger.
The family wishes to thank Eleanor's "angel" Eartha Coleman and Tanita Scott for their loving care of Eleanor and her family.
Visitation will be Sunday, June 30, 2019 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Ruebel Funeral Home (6313 W. Markham St., Little Rock 72205). Funeral services will be Monday, July 1, 12:30 p.m., at Christ Lutheran Church (315 S. Hughes St., Little Rock 72205). Followed by burial at Pinecrest Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Christ Lutheran School (315 S. Hughes St., Little Rock 72205) or and follow school link. Arrangements are under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home,

Published June 29, 2019

Ruebel Funeral Home
6313 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-666-0123