Eileen E. GraehlingEileen E. Graehling, 69 of Saginaw, passed away Monday, May 27, 2013.
Eileen E. Graehling, 69 of Saginaw, passed away Monday, May 27, 2013.
She was born July 12, 1943 in Duluth to Theodore and Olivette (Williams) Ostman.
Eileen was united in marriage to Jack Graehling on June 20, 1964 in Alborn, Minn. Eileen worked with Jack at Carlton Automotive Machine, their family business.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Saginaw. She loved camping, fishing, watching deer and hummingbirds. Eileen especially loved her family and was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother.
Eileen was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Ed and Tom Ostman; sisters, Elaine Tremblay and Bernice Ostman; daughter-in-law, Kristen Graehling; and her mother-in-law, Edna Kalkbrenner.
She is survived by her husband, Jack; children, Carmell (Perry) Hart, Pamela (Gary) Long, and Ron (Wendy) Graehling; one brother, William "Bill" (Sue) Ostman; four grandchildren, Erin, Jakson, Robin and Libby; one expected great-grandson, Benjamin; and numerous other family members.
VISITATION: 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2013 in Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. The visitation will resume on Monday, June 3, 2013 from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service also in Nelson Funeral Care, followed with a luncheon in the fellowship room. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. John's Lutheran Church. See the family online guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net
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