Eileen Mooers (nee Carter)

Sept. 23, 1957 Ė July 7, 2010

Eileen Mooers (nee Carter), 52, a loving wife, devoted mother, daughter, sister, aunt, friend and faithful servant of our Lord Jesus, passed peacefully Saturday, July 7, 2010, in her Delafield home surrounded by her family and friends after a courageous two-year battle with brain cancer.

Eileen Mooers was born Sept. 23, 1957, in Oconomowoc, the daughter of Earl F. Carter and the late Rita J. (Smits) Carter. Eileen attended Kettle Moraine High School and UWM with a degree in occupational therapy. Eileen was also a licensed nutritionist and cosmetologist. Eileen was a co-founder of Lake Country Caring, and named Delafieldís co-woman of the year. She married Neil Mooers on Oct. 26, 1985, and they lived in her childhood home on the Mill pond where she and Neil raised their three daughters.

Eileen is survived by her husband, Neil Mooers; daughters, Annika, Kathryn and Rachel; brothers and sister, Glenn Carter of Fort Atkinson, Tom Carter of Mobile, Ala., Jim (Jackie) Carter of Waterloo, Maggie (Craig) Mullen of Rochester, N.Y., and Paul (Angelique) Carter of Oconomowoc; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Rita Carter.

A Christian memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Friday, July 16, at Westbrook Church, 1100 Highway 83, Hartland. A public visitation with the immediate family will be from 4 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. preceding the funeral service. Refreshments and additional visitation will follow the service.

At a later time, Eileen will be laid to rest next to her mother in St. Bernardís Catholic Cemetery, Watertown, during a private family burial.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution in Eileenís name can be made to Lake County Caring, a nonprofit that Eileen cofounded in 1990. Lake Country Caring has a 100 percent volunteer staff of more than 100 providing assistance to the under resourced. LCC assists in excess of 400 families each month. Lake Country Caring, P.O. Box 591, Hartland, WI 53029.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit

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