Eileen E. Stoecker, 81


Eileen E. Stoecker (nee Eichman) was born to this world on April 16, 1931, to John and Dorothy (nee Lilly) Eichman and was born into eternal life Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Cedar Community at the age of 81.

After high school, she worked as an accountant until she found her love of painting. She lived in Germantown for many years before moving to Sturgeon Bay and later settling in West Bend. Eileen enjoyed traveling, crafts, quilting, spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren. She was a Charter Member of the Door County Artist League.

Eileen is survived by her life partner Vincent P. Walkowski, children Daniel of Jackson, Colleen (Bob) Schmitt of Jackson. She is further survived by her grandchildren Michael (Kim) Stoecker, Stacy (Mike) Funk, Sarah Schmitt, Amber Schmitt, Nicholas Schmitt, Amanda Stoecker, Daniel Stoecker, great-grandchildren Noah and Samantha Stoecker, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Daniel, brother Thomas Eichman and son Lawrence Stoecker.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 7 at the Phillip Funeral Home in West Bend with Father Wayne Bittner presiding. Inurnment will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday, July 7 from noon until time of service 1 p.m.

A Special Thank You to the staff at Cedar Community and St. Joseph’s Hospital for their caring and compassion for our mother/grandmother.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 and www.phillipfuneralhome.com.