Eleanor Skailes

Obituary of Eleanor Gunver Skailes

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Eleanor Gunver Skailes  

October 1, 1938 – May 5, 2023


It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Eleanor Gunver Skailes (nee Billmark) on May 5, 2023 in Cranbrook at the age of 84.

Eleanor was born in Cranbrook on October 1, 1938, educated as a teacher in Victoria, and spent the majority of her 40 year teaching career in Cranbrook at Central and Amy Woodland Schools, before retiring in 1999.

Eleanor is survived by her loving daughter Jacquie Skailes (Randy Lejeune) of Calgary, AB and her brother Gary Billmark of Cranbrook BC.


She was predeceased by her parents, Gunnar and Hope Billmark.

At Eleanor’s request there will be no service.  Condolences may be left at mcphersonfh.com.  To honour Eleanor, donations can be made to the East Kootenay Foundation for Health or the East Kootenay SPCA.   

A special thank you to the staff at Garden View Village Kimberley, and the nurses and doctors at East Kootenay Regional Hospital for your kindness and care.

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Eleanor Skailes

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Eleanor Skailes

1938 - 2023

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