Cora Melvina Ekins

Cora Melvina Ekins, nee Morrison, 93, of Clarendon Hills, passed away July 28, 2020, at home with her family at her side.

She was born and raised on a farm in the Hinsdale and Burr Ridge area and was known for her baked goods and skills in the kitchen.

She was preceded in death by her husband and high school sweetheart, Richard S. Ekins.

She is survived by her daughters, Sue (Keith) Waid and Nancy Ekins; her granddaughter, Katya Waid; her sister-in-law, Ione Nelson; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 today, July 30, at Clarendon Hills Cemetery, 6900 S. Cass Ave., Darien.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made online to the Hinsdale Humane Society at, St. Thomas Hospice at or a charity choice.

Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale handled the arrangements.