Colmer, Aliénor


COLMER, Eleanor (Ellie) Jean

Eleanor (Ellie) Jean Colmer, 93, of Sandy Springs, Georgia, died on December 31, 2021. Ellie was born in Jamestown, New York on February 3, 1928. She attended Celoron High School in Celoron, NY and graduated graduating as a Salutatorian from her class in 1945. Ellie then worked for General Electric as an executive assistant, where she met her late husband, Joe Colmer. Throughout her life, Ellie lived fearlessly and upheld the saying “Attitude is everything”. While raising her family, she volunteered on the ALTA Junior Tennis Council. She loved spending time with family and friends, never wanting to miss a meeting over a glass of wine or a cup of coffee over a good conversation. She also loved to paint, take care of her dogs and read the morning paper. Ellie’s love for travel has taken her all over the world. She lived every day to the fullest. She is predeceased by her parents Mildred and William Bloomstrand, her husband Joseph Colmer, her former son-in-law Andreas Liebrecht and her sister-in-law Fay Colmer. She is survived by her sister Betty Beckstrand, her daughters Christine Jones (Phil) and Cynthia Mayer (Randy), her granddaughters Céline and Lena Liebrecht and her nephews Mark (Vandi) and Jace (Marianne) Beckstrand. A funeral mass will be held on Friday January 7, 2022 at 11:00 am at the Holy Spirit Catholic Church located at 4465 Northside Drive, NW, Atlanta, GA 30327. A reception will immediately follow at McDonough Hall Church. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to be made at or send a check to Furkids, Inc., 5235 Union Hill Road, Cumming, GA 30040 in memory of Ellie Colmer. Those who wish to share condolences or a keepsake with the family can do so by visiting


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