Eleanor Faye (Long) Van Antwerp

Born: Mon., Feb. 6, 1939
Died: Tue., Jun. 6, 2017


Memorial Service

10:30 AM Mon., Jun. 12, 2017
Location: First Baptist Church


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Eleanor Faye Van Antwerp, 78, passed away Tuesday, June 06, 2017, at her residence in Thermopolis surrounded by her loving family.

A lifelong resident of Thermopolis, she was born February 6th, 1939, one of four daughters of Russell and Irene (Walker) Long. After high school she became a nurse’s aide at the hospital for several years.  Known by many as a school lunchroom cook, she first cooked at the old high school, then the Lucerne school and returned to cook for the Ralph Witters Elementary children.

On June 13, 1960 Faye married Wallace “Wally” Van Antwerp in Billings, Montana. The couple raised three sons...

Faye was a 4-H club leader and taught Sunday School at the Assembly of God Church for many years.  She later became of member of the First Baptist Church.  Her interests included ceramics, needle point, and cross stitch.  She also was a meticulous bookkeeper at home.  Her life was consumed with the love and care for her children and grandchildren.

Loved ones cherishing her memory include her husband of 57 years, Wally, of Thermopolis; sons, Wally Jr (Jill) of Kuna, ID, Jeff (Kaye Lynn) of Glenrock, WY and Clay (Meredith) of Thermopolis; sisters, Darlene (Jim) Skelton of Thermopolis and Delores (Chuck) Aragon of Kinnear, WY; eleven grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Loved ones welcoming her home are her parents, Russell and Irene, and sister, Esther Pebbles.

Memorial services will be held Monday, June 12, 10:30 AM at the First Baptist Church. Interment will be at a later date.

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Karen Hendricks
   Posted Fri June 09, 2017
My prayers are with all the family. I am a co-worker of Jeff's and I want to share my condolences. May you all be blessed at this time. The Lord loves you all.

Carol and Marton Bivens
   Posted Mon June 19, 2017
Our sincere condolences to the family of Faye. She was a sweet wonderful lady who always had a smile on her face. She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this sad time.

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