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Eleanor K. Tomman

Eleanor Kay Tomman, 80, of Polo, died on Friday, April 19, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. 

Eleanor was born on June 15, 1938, in Wacker, the daughter of Scott and Hattie (Schwarz) Roberts. 

She attended Thomson High School. 

Eleanor married Robert Tomman on March 31, 1956 at the Thomson United Methodist Church in Thomson. 

Together they raised five children, and celebrated 63 years of marriage.

Eleanor was a machine operator at Edelmann in Dixon, for 15 years, and also a farmer’s wife. 

To pass the time Eleanor loved mental puzzles, such as crosswords and word searches, as well as playing bingo. 

Eleanor liked to watch golf, NASCAR, Nintendo games, and her beloved Cubs. 

Most of all Eleanor loved to spend time with her family.

Eleanor will be dearly missed by her husband, Robert Tomman; her five children, Robin (Robert) Miller, of Polo, Kevin (Catherine) Tomman, of Dixon, Lori (Randy) Smith, of Dixon, Robert Jr. (Tammy) Tomman, of Milledgeville, and Amy (Jeremy) Fosdick, of Forrest; six grandchildren, Bobbi Jo, Tracy, Kevin Jr., Nicholas, Travis, Shannon; 12 great-grandchildren, Kaylyn, Blake, Kaylee, Kaeden, Olivia, Abigail, Payton, Faith, Cole, Mildred, Eleanor, and Winifred; and her two brothers, Charles Roberts, of Holly, Michigan, and Lester Roberts, of Shannon. 

Eleanor was preceded in death by her brother, Scott Roberts; both parents, Scott and Hattie; and all of her grandparents, Charles and Katherine Schwarz, James and Eleanor Roberts, and her two dogs, Polly the Pug and Rebel.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 24 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Thomson.  

Memorials may be made in her honor for Serenity Hospice, Oregon.  

Friends may share in her life at

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