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Eleanor Tollas

May 7, 1932 — November 18, 2020

Eleanor Tollas

Eleanor Jean  Tollas, 88, of Baroda passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Pine Ridge Nursing Center, Stevensville.

A family graveside service was held at Ruggles Cemetery, Baroda and a public gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 PM on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at the Vern and Eleanor Tollas Farm.  Memorial contributions may be made to Zion United Church of Christ, PO Box 10, Baroda, Michigan 49101.  Online condolences accepted at

Eleanor was born May 7, 1932  in Sawyer, the daughter of the late Edward and Dorothy (Krieger) Woodrick.  She married Vern Franklin Tollas on November 8, 1952 and he preceded her in death on January 8, 2013. Eleanor was a graduate of New Troy High School. Vern and Eleanor were faithful members of Zion United Church of Christ in Baroda.

Survivors include her children:  Jan Tollas McCuistion, Neil (Janet Moore) Tollas, Jerry (Julie) Tollas, Nancy Baer, Karen (Wayne) Hall, Steve (Amy) Tollas; grandchildren: Kate and Amalia Tollas, Shahla Powell (Robert) Torres, Jeremy (Amanda) Tollas, Mary Sue (Max) Scholten, Jaclyn Tollas, Emily Baer and Janell Tollas; great grandchildren: Adalyn, Annabelle, Elaina, Ella, Hazel Rae and Julianna.

Eleanor was preceded in death by two brothers: Edward and Robert Woodrick

Arrangements entrusted to Pike Funeral Home, Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Highway, Bridgman, 269-465-3239.

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