Eleanor E. Buroker

Eleanor E. Buroker, 92, a former longtime resident of Gaston, IN, died Saturday, Aug.10, 2019, at Heritage Pointe of Warren, where she resided since 2014.

Mrs. Buroker graduated from Ervin Township High School in 1946. She and her husband farmed near Swayzee, Fairmount, Summitville and Eaton and enjoyed their retirement in Gaston. They attended Eaton First Church of God for many years.

She was born May 16, 1927, in Howard County to Irvin P. and Nellie DeBon Ford. She married L. DeMerle Buroker on Feb. 11, 1949, at the First Baptist Church in Kokomo, and he preceded her in death in 2004.

Survivors include a son, Mark (Barb) Buroker, of Fishers; a daughter, Barbara Buroker, of Huntington; four sisters, Jeanette Prather, Mary Katherine (Paul) Rennaker, Edith Mae Vent and Shirley Ann (Norman) Stockberger; brother and sister-in-law, Leland and Mary Buroker; two grandchildren, Brian (Diane Lupow) Buroker, of Brooklyn, NY, and Angie (Jeremy) Smith, of Carmel; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Mike Buroker.

Calling is Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gant Funeral Homes – Gaston Chapel, 109 W. Elm St., Gaston. A celebration service will be held immediately following calling at 1 p.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Richard Case officiating. Burial will follow in Thompson Cemetery.

Memorials are to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240 or the Souder Memorial Education Fund at Heritage Pointe, 801 Huntington Ave., Warren, IN 46792.

Online condolences may be at www.gantfuneralhomes.com.