Elinor L. Rini
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Elinor L. Rini, 88, Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Monday, October 20, 2008 at the Lakeview Village Care Center, Lenexa, Kansas.
Elinor was born June 6, 1920 in Kansas City, Missouri to Roy A. and Marguerite (Richardson) Roush. She was an administrative assistant for Shasta Beverage and was once a singer in a country band. She loved chocolates, animals and was an avid weather watcher, charting the weather every day. Elinor’s favorite meteorologist was Gary Lezak. She was also known for her comments such as, “I’m as healthy as a puppy” and “That’s no boloney Tony”. Elinor was preceded in death by her husband, Matthew Rini in 2003. Survivors include her brother, Alvin Roush, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and special friends, Timothy and Karen Cowick and their children, Kevin and Jenny, Shawnee, Kansas.
Memorial contributions may be made to either the Lakeview Village Foundation, 9100 Park, Lenexa, Kansas 66215 or Wayside Waifs, 3901 Martha Truman Road, Kansas City, MO 64137.
Visitaiton and Funeral Service
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, October 23, 2008 at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 24, 2008 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with burial in the Forest Hill Cemetery.