Eleanor M. (Steer) Kamin, age 87, of Escanaba (Riverland area), passed away Monday afternoon, July 27, 2020 at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba where she was recovering from hip surgery. She was born on April 25, 1933 in Pound, WI, the daughter of Albert and Anna (Hannemann) Steer. On April 19, 1952, Eleanor Steer and Lester Kamin were united in marriage in Pound, WI. She was a long-time member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Escanaba. Eleanor was employed by Delta Floral in Escanaba for 17 years. She loved working in her flower gardens, doing flower arrangements for her church, and decorating for Christmas. Eleanor was part of the Senior Bowling League, enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers, and attending her grandchildren’s sporting events.
Eleanor M. Kamin is survived by her husband of 68 years, Lester Kamin; one daughter, Donna (Gary) Carlson; three sons, Kenneth (Cheryl) Kamin, Keith (Cindy) Kamin, and Rodney (Michele) Kamin all of Riverland area; three granddaughters, Carrie (Nathan Shiverski) Kamin of Perronville, Angela (Curt) Groleau of Texas, and Nicole Kamin of Escanaba; 5 grandsons, Eric (Ruth) Carlson of Bark River, Ryan (Marcie Blickham) Kamin of Wilson, Brad (Jen) Kamin of Grand Rapids, MI, Michael (Rikkie) Kamin of AZ, Derek Kamin (fiancé, Abbey Claes) of MN, and Craig Kamin of Escanaba; great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Miranda Groleau, and Brielle and Emilia Kamin; 3 sisters-in-law, Delores Steer, Dorothy Nolde, and Betty Bretl; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Eleanor was preceded in death by 6 brothers, Everett, Loren, Myron, Albert Jr., Milton, and Clarence; and 4 sisters, Gladys, Linda, Agnes, and Laura.
Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 615 South 30th St, Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Eleanor will follow at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, with Rev. Mark Hannemann officiating. Burial will take place in Gardens of Rest Cemetery.
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