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Eileen Little


MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Eileen Little, 90, of Hoyt Lakes, died Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at her daughter and son-in-law’s home in Minneapolis.

Eileen was born in Ironwood, Mich., in the upstairs bedroom of her mother and father’s home on Nov. 12, 1922. She graduated from Luther L. Wright High School and attended Gogebic Community College.

Eileen married Leslie C. Little on Thanksgiving Day, 1945.

Eileen enjoyed time spent with her children and grandchildren, playing bridge with friends and casino trips with her daughter. Especially meaningful was a family cruise taken to Egypt, Greece and Turkey. We wish to thank hospice of the Twin Cities for their loving, kind care; especially to Ann, Heather and Rhonda.

Survivors include her daughter, Judy (Ron) Davidson, of Minneapolis; twin sons, John (Jackie) Little, of Hoyt Lakes, and Roy Little, of Saigon, Vietnam; grandchildren, Corrie Little Foster (Greg), Leslie Dagnault (Chris), Brad Little (Jodie), Jeannie Johnson (Tom), Rachel Davidson and Leah Davidson; and six great-grandchildren, Eli, Abbie, Claire, Evan, Brett and Jack.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie C. Little; and sisters, Ruth and Dolly.

A funeral service for Eileen will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora, with the Rev. Brenda Tibbetts, AIM, officiating.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be at a later date in the Hoyt Lakes Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials are preferred to the Disabled American Veterans or the Food Shelf.


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