Obituary: Eileen Jane Lardinois

Aug. 23, 1931 – June 26, 2019

Eileen Jane Lardinois, 87, of Sturgeon Bay at Door County Medical Center. She was born in Sturgeon Bay to Henry and Mabel (Knutson) Miller. On July 6, 1954, she married Norman E. “Rusty” Lardinois at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay. He preceded her in death on December 21, 2014.

Eileen enjoyed bowling in numerous leagues and tournaments during her life. She also loved gardening, golfing and crocheting.

Survivors include five children: Kevin (Irene) Lardinois of Hurley, Kay (Ted) Brauer of Sturgeon Bay, Pam (Mark) Bretl of Sturgeon Bay, Jane (Don) Mallien of Sturgeon Bay, and Lori (special friend Brian) Lardinois of Cincinatti, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Peggy Lardinois of Sturgeon Bay; nine grandchildren: Stephanie (Tim), Art (Anna), Adam (Megan), Allen, Allison, Molly, Tyler (Nicole), Samantha, and Tom; seven great-grandchildren; four sisters, Judy (Sid) Jorgenson, Karan Hug, Kathy Wyman, Jan (Matt) Grissom; one brother Larry (Sandy) Miller; and several in-laws.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Dale and Dean; an infant daughter Ronnie; granddaughter Abbie; three brothers, Don (Marion) Miller, Rod (Shirl) Miller, and Bill Miller; and numerous in-laws.

Funeral services will be held at 3 pm on Sunday, June 30, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay, with Rev. Joel Sauer officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Moravian Cemetery on July 1. Visitation will be 1-3 pm at the church on June 30. Forbes Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

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