Eileen Neis

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 4:00 p.m. CDT

CRYSTAL LAKE — Eileen Neis, 86, of Crystal Lake died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at the Crystal Pines Care and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born Jan. 6, 1926, in Maytown to John and Catherine (McBride) Sharkey.

Surviving are two children, Elizabeth Mary (Richard) Phannenstill and Thomas (Marilyn) Neis; and three grandchildren, Elizabeth Neis, Melissa (Chris) Wittenborn and R.J. Phannenstill.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Molly Ann.

She was a receptionist at the Neis Insurance Agency and a optician at Service Optical. She had also worked at the Ohio, Ill., Rexall Drug store.

A graveside funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Crystal Lake Memorial Park, Ridgefield Road in Crystal Lake.

Memorials may be directed to the Mayo Clinic Research Foundation Departmet of Development, 200 First St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905.

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