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Eleanor Smalldridge

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Eleanor (Cerillo) Smalldridge, age 94, of Manhattan, died June 11, 2018, at Via Christi Village.

She was born February 15, 1924, in Manhattan, the daughter of Abelino and Assuncion Sanchez Cerillo. Eleanor graduated from Manhattan High School in 1941.

Eleanor worked in housekeeping at Kansas State University for many years.

She was raised in the Catholic Church, and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.

Eleanor enjoyed going to the mall, walking everywhere she went, was known for her kindness and being very tolerant and accepting of everyone, and was a very strong and independent woman.

She is survived by her son Rene’ Smalldridge and his wife Suzanne Allred of Manhattan, and numerous nieces, nephews and godchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Smalldridge and her three sisters: Evangeline Buckman, Sally Martinez and Virginia Aguilar.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, June 18th, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in the Sunset Cemetery in Manhattan.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, June 17th, at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be left for the family by clicking on "Send Condolences" on this page.

Memorial contributions may be made to Homecare & Hospice, Inc. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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