Eileen M. Reul
July 5, 1939 -- Jan. 21, 2019

Eileen M. Reul (nee Chesak), of West Bend, passed away under a full moon with her daughers by her side Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at the age of 79.

Eileen was born July 5, 1939, in Milwaukee to Raymond and Mildred (nee Esselman) Chesak and graduated from West Bend High School in 1957. Eileen married the late Edward “Bump” Reul on Nov. 28, 1959, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She retired from Amity Leather and after retirement enjoyed reading, knitting, but most of all loved spending time with her family.

Eileen is survived by her children, Annette (Al) Schmitt, Chris Bates (Dennis) and Gail (Jeff) Esselmann; grandchildren, Adam Bates, Ryan (Jenni) Esselmann, Emily Bates (Andrew Luczak) and Tyler Esselmann; and great-grandchildren, Jack, Blake and Dixon. She is further survived by her brother, Michael (Karen) Chesak; sisters-in-law, Jean (Al) Ripley, Doris Krahn, and Betty Reul; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bump; grandson, Nicholas Bates; brother, Karl Chesak; sisters-in-law, Lavern (Roy) Remich, Mildred (Orin) Donath, Bernice (Leo) Kastner and Inez (Vernon) Staege; and brothers-in-law, Adrian Krahn, Howard Reul and Marvin Reul.

Private services were held.

A special thank you to all the staff at The Kathy Hospice and St. Joseph’s Froedtert Hospital ICU.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.