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Greenwood Memorial Park & Funeral Home

350 Monroe Ave Ne, Renton, WA

OBITUARY

Eileen Frances Ehlert

August 2, 1938November 24, 2019
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Eileen Frances Ehlert, 81, Renton died Sunday November 24th, 2019 at her home. She passed with her loving family at her side.

Eileen was born on August 2nd 1938 in Ryder, ND to Arnold and Elizabeth Larson. She was the oldest of ten and was raised on a farm.

She attended Hiddenwood Grade School and graduated in 1956 from Makoti High School. She got her teaching certificate from Minot State College and taught at Deepwater Grade School for 2 years.

Eileen married Donald Ehlert, from Parshall, ND in 1960. After living in California and Utah, they made their home in Renton,WA. She worked at Allied Signal for many years and then retired.

After her retirement, she enjoyed gardening, having her hummingbirds visit her back deck year-round, visiting the senior center, the casino and of course playing BINGO a few times a week.

Eileen and Don had four children; Kenneth of Coeur D’Alene, ID, Kevin of Port Orchard, WA, Kelly (Rebecca) of Milton, WA and Laurene (Chris) of Renton, WA.

They had eighteen Grandchildren; Jackie, Ricky, Kenny, Anthony, Helena, Amber, Shane, Kaylee, Ryan, Melissa, Sereana, Bradley, Samantha, Jordyn, Autumn, Cheyenne, Miranda and Delaney. Also twenty-one great grandkids; Cole, Jason, Jalen, Ava, Kayla, Evelyn, Travis, Marley, Jaxson, Skylor, Jayce, Avery, Kamryn, Kinley, Kaidence, Rhett, Lennox, Claire, Mila, Maelynn, Madison, and a baby girl due March 2020.

She is survived by her sisters; Joan (John) of Las Vegas,NV, Sylvia of Wimberly, TX, Linda (David) of Minot, ND, Nancy of Albuquerque, NM. Brothers; Byron (Donna) of Ryder, ND, Ronnie (Karen) of Garrison, ND, and many nieces and nephews.

She was proceeded in death by her parents, Arnold and Elizabeth, husband Donald, Daughter-in-law Cindy, Brothers Richard, Eugene and Michael. Brother-in-law Pat, Sister-in-laws Sandra, Judy, Grandson Kenny and Great-grandson Jaxson.

A funeral will be held Tuesday, December 3rd at 10:30 a.m. at St.Anthony’s Parish in Renton,WA. Graveside Service at Greenwood Memorial in Renton, WA. Reception to follow at VFW Hall – 416 Burnett Ave S, Renton WA.

In lieu of flower, donation may be made in her name to the American Heart Association.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, December 2, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • Reception Tuesday, December 3, 2019

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Sharleen Larson

November 28, 2019

Daughter, Wife, Mom, Sister, Sister in law, Grandma, Great Grandma, friend ... Eileen held all of these titles and did them proudly with everlasting love. 2019 has “sucked” for us Larsons but love of family and memories will help us. Sincere sympathy to all of Eileen’s family.

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Eileen with her husband Don

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Eileen with her husband Don

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Eileen & her daughter Laurene

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She loved her flowers!

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Eileen with her husband Don

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Eileen with her husband Don

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Eileen & her daughter Laurene

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She loved her flowers!

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Eileen with her children Kevin, Kenny, Laurene & Kelly