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Eleanor K. Basnik

Published August 09,2021

Obituary's Biography:

Eleanor K. Basnik of Grasylake, Il passed away on August 6, 2021 at the age of 85.  Born on July 3, 1936 in Dodgeville, WI, she was the daughter of Dwight and Dellice Baumgartner.  Eleanor married Claude Sigrist (who passed on August 9, 1980) of Richland Center, WI and lived in Barrington, Il for 30 years. Eleanor moved to Mt. Prospect in 1988 after marriage to her current husband, Gilbert Basnik, who preceded her in death by one day.  For the past 17 years, Eleanor and Gilbert resided in Grayslake, IL.  Survivors include daughters Terri (Mark) Campanile and Lori (Mike) Kelly; grandchildren Emili (Jacob) Nollge, Kimberly (Matt) Holden, Gina Campanile, Nate Campanile, Michael Kelly and her great-granddaughter, Juliet Nollge.  She was a loving sibling to William Baumgartner, Anne (John) Rock, Barbara Baumgartner and David (Karen) Baumgartner.  Eleanor worked as an administrative assistant for the Barrington 220 School District for 35 years.  Upon retirement, Eleanor worked at the Volo Antique Mall and volunteered at the Fremont Public Library.  Eleanor’s free time was devoted to her love of cooking, reading, gardening and grandchildren.  Eleanor will be interned at Windridge Memorial Park and Nature Sanctuary in Cary, Il after a private memorial service.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Windridge Memorial Park and Nature Sanctuary, 7014 S Rawson Bridge Rd, Cary, IL 60013.  All funeral arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  For more information please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or contact (847)223-8122.