Eileen E. Meils

October 12, 1916 ~ October 15, 2015 (age 99)


Eileen E. Meils, 99, of Minonk, IL passed away at 1:29 pm on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Heritage Health in Minonk.

She was born on October 12, 1916 in Minonk a daughter of Eilert and Kathryn Knapp Kettwich. She married Donald I. Meils on October 11, 1937 in Kankakee, IL. He preceded her in death on October 25, 2012.

Eileen is survived by her two children, Ray (Jeri) Meils of Clifton, IL; Mary Kay (Duane) Harms of Minonk, IL; six grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, and one great great-grandson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter Donaleen, and one sister Shirley Lutomski.

Eileen was a member of the St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Minonk where a memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, October 25, 2015. Rev. Ed Sinclair will officiate. Inurnment will be in Minonk Township Cemetery. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk is assisting the family with arrangements.

Donations may be made to St. Paul's United Church of Christ. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Memorial Service

OCT 25. 2:00 PM (CDT)

St. Paul's United Church of Christ
Minonk, IL

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