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Eilene Mikkelsen Creston

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 11:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 12:01 p.m. CDT

Eilene K. Mikkelsen, 68, of Creston died Feb. 9, 2013, at Greater Regional Hospice Home.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 809 W. Montgomery St. Mary O’Riley will officiate. There will be no public viewing. Visitation with family present will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to Greater Regional Hospice Home and or American Legion Auxiliary. Online condolences may be left at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.

Eilene Kay Mikkelsen, daughter of Mary Lillian (Duben) and Arthur Vicker, was born Oct. 14, 1944, in Creston.

Eilene lived most of her life in Creston. She lived in Omaha, Neb., and Clinton for a short time.

Eilene graduated from Creston High School in 1962 and attended CE School of Commerce in Omaha, Neb., from 1962-1963.

On Aug. 29, 1965, Eilene married Jerry Mikkelsen in Creston.

Eilene worked as an accountant for Draper, Snodgrass, Mikkelsen and Company.

Eilene is survived by her husband Jerry; sons, David (Kate) Mikkelsen, Pete (Liz) Mikkelsen and Clark (Liz) Kuntz; grandchildren, Matt, Maggie and Olivia Mikkelsen and Shane, Anna and Wesley Kuntz; sister Shirley (Larry) Woods; brother Tom (Ruta) Vicker; several brothers- and sisters-in-law; one aunt; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Eilene was preceded in death by her parents; brother Ken; sister Sally; and mother- and father-in-law.

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