Eleanor T. Haines. 96, of Blair formerly Arcadia, died on Thursday February 7, 2013, at Gundersen Tri. Co. Hospital in Whitehall, WI. Eleanor was born on December 22, 1916, in the Township of Arcadia to Blazes and Jennie (Lisowski) Sonsalla Jr. She married Werner Haines on October 3, 1939, at St. Stanislaus Catholic church in Arcadia. Werner died on June 28, 1997. Eleanor was a Janitor and Cook at the Arcadia High School. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic church a former member of St. Anne's Rosary Society and O.L.P.H. Catholic Church. She had worked at the Fish fries for the Catholic School. She was an avid bowler and had perfect attendance for 15 years.
Eleanor is survived by her sons; Le Roy (Agnes) Haines, La Verne (Nancy) Haines, Thomas (Mary Ann) Haines, Darrell "Jack" (Ann) Haines all of Arcadia and Edward (Denise) Haines of Holmen, 10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, sister-in-law; Marcella Sonsalla of Arcadia, niece; Joan Erickson of Davenport, Iowa. She was preceded in death her husband, Werner, son; Harold "Harry" Haines, brother; Alfred Sonsalla, sister; Bernice Waldera-Larson.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, February 11, 2013, at 11:00 AM, at Holy Family Parish, with Father Raj officiating. Friends may call on Monday from 9:00 AM until the time of service at the Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in rural Arcadia.
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