Obituaries Published in the Whittier Daily News

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ESTRELLA-Eleanor Louise (Fowler) Estrella, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and sister, Eleanor was born at Beverly hospital in Montebello and raised in Whittier.  The daughter of Elizabeth and Bert Fowler, Sr., who preceded her in death.  Eleanor graduated from Whittier High School in 1966.  During 34 years of marriage to her loving husband, Frank Estrella, they raised four children.  Eleanor worked many years as a data entry person and briefly for the San Manuel Casino.  She and Frank raised their family in Riverside and Moreno Valley.  Eleanor was very much loved and respected by everyone who knew her.  Her love for her children and grandchildren was very much in evidence.  After a six-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Eleanor passed away peacefully into the arms of the Lord on January 23, 2008 surrounded by her loving family and her two brothers.  She leaves behind a loving husband, daughter Elisa Estrella Hahn (Darin), son Robert Estrella (Darline), daughter Tara Estrella (Eddie), daughter Tina Estrella and six grandchildren, Anthony, Miranda, Alex, Rebekah, Alexis and Brandon and her two loving brothers Bert Fowler, Jr. and Alex (Mick) Bedoya and several nephews, nieces, cousins, aunts and friends.

Published in the Whittier Daily News from 1/29/2008 - 1/30/2008.

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