Eileen J. Gill

Aug. 13, 1950 - Feb. 6, 2009

Eileen J. Gill of Waukesha died Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at age 58. Eileen was born in West Allis on Aug. 13, 1950.

She was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Waukesha.

Eileen married Jim on Jan. 22, 1972, in West Allis. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a degree in economics and business. Her first job was at Clark Oil in West Allis until she went on to work for Boston Store in human resources. She spent the majority of her career as the director of human resources at General Thermodynamics. Eileen served as president of the Society of Human Resource Professionals. She currently worked at Precision Cable Assemblies in Brookfield, also in human resources. She and her husband enjoyed being a part of the Kettle Moraine chapter of Harley-Davidson, highlighted by a ride from Las Vegas for the 100th anniversary. They also have many fond memories of warm vacations with a close circle of friends and family. Certainly, her greatest joy was her husband and children.

Eileen will be deeply missed by her husband of 37 years, Jim, and her children, James (Misty) Gill, M.D., of San Francisco and Shannon Gill, M.A., of Las Vegas. Eileen was expecting her first grandson in July. She will also be missed by her mother, Joan Whitlow of New Berlin, and three brothers and three sisters, other family, many dear friends and her two cats.

Eileen is preceded in death by her father, Tom, in 1991.

The funeral service for Eileen will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 300 Carroll St., Waukesha. The Rev. Gary Liedtke will be officiating. The visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the time of the service at the church Friday.

Memorials are appreciated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America, Wisconsin Chapter, 200 S. Executive Drive, Suite 203, Brookfield, WI 53005.

The Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family, For more information, call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, visit www.waukeshasfuneralhome.com.