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Eleanor Ruth Mahlum


Eleanor Ruth Mahlum, 93, died in Denver, CO on Aug. 24, 2013.
Eleanor Edson was born April 22, 1920 to Omar and Olive Edson in Gettysburg, SD, where she was raised. She married Arnold Mahlum in 1943. She worked in Washington, DC while he served in WWII. She also worked in the retail clothing business in Aberdeen and Mobridge. They later moved to Cheyenne, WY.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one sister and three brothers.
She is survived by her four children Arnold Jr. (Maia), Marshall (Alice),  Judy Hottovy, James (Jan), eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A burial service was held Sept. 2 at Horan and McConaty Mortuary in Lakewood, Colorado. Interment followed at Ft. Logan National Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the University of Wyoming Athletic Program or your favorite charity in Eleanor’s name.

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