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Eileen K. Elliott

August 27, 1945 ~ December 27, 2018 (age 73)

Eileen K. Elliott,  73, of Charlevoix, passed away on December 27, 2018 at McLaren Hospital in Flint.  She was born on August 27, 1945 in Charlevoix, the daughter of Albert R. and Florence (Himebauch) Elliott.

   Eileen was a 1963 graduate of Charlevoix High School and went on to Beauty School.  She was known for her great sense of humor and her cooking abilities, especially her banana bread, fudge, lasagna and white chicken chili.  She was a sewing and quilting queen.  Eileen enjoyed making and donating hats and mittens to those in need here in Charlevoix as well as Kentucky and making her family  bags.  She also made quilts with vibrant and fun colors for those in hospitals, young and old.

   Eileen was a fun loving and caring person.  She took care of her father and brother-in-law while ill, and would watch pets for family and neighbors whenever they were in need.

   She retired from Nabisco after many years and was proud to be a breast cancer survivor.

   Surviving is her sister Ethel Jean Caudill, niece Juanita (Michael) Turner, great-nephew Hunter and great-niece Paige Turner, brother Roy (Jane) Elliott as well as other nieces and nephews.

   She was preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law Arlie Caudill.

   Funeral services will take place on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Winchester Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes in Charlevoix.  Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services.

   She will be buried in Rosehill Cemetery in Eaton Rapids in the near future.

   Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Association.

   Arrangements are being handled by the Winchester Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

   Online guestbook www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com.

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