Eleanor Bloomer Ullman, 84, of Lancaster, Ohio, died Tuesday, April 13th, 2010. She was born May 30th, 1925 in Galesburg, Illinois to James Arthur and Mabel Roberts Bloomer. She graduated from Oak Park-River Forest (Illinois) High School in 1942 and later received a B.A. in Business from Eastern Kentucky University. She married the late Robert Warren Ullman of Lower Salem, Ohio in 1946 and supported his career in education with several moves throughout Ohio and Kentucky.
Eleanor was a homemaker, insurance agent and travel agent. She enjoyed quilting, baking ,walking and traveled extensively throughout the US and Canada with her husband after his retirement in 1981. Together they visited Europe, Mexico and all 50 states, 48 with trailer in tow. Eleanor was an active member of P.E.O. and Christ United Methodist Church, and a recipient of the Washington County Caregivers Award.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert, her eldest son, Richard Warren Ullman of Lower Salem and her brother Robert Bloomer of Rio, Illinois. She is survived by three children: Gay Atha (David) of Sugar Grove, Ohio; Ronald Ullman (Charlotte ) of Stoutsville, Ohio; and, Jim Ullman of Durham, North Carolina. She also is survived by her daughter in law, Patty Ullman of Lower Salem, her brother Richard (Betty) Bloomer of San Diego, CA, her sister Beverly (Bud) Kruse of Crossville, TN, eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and many loved nieces and nephews.
All who knew her loved her. She had a loving heart and a selfless spirit. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
A private grave-side service will be held on Saturday, April 17th and a celebration of Eleanor's life will be held on her 85th birthday, May 30th, 2:00-4:00 pm at the Lafayette Hotel in Marietta, Ohio.