Eileen Ruth Hines, 79, a resident of the Lewiston Villa since 2001, died Wednesday, December 26, 2007, at Lake Winona Manor.

Eileen was born September 9, 1928, in Galena, Ill., to Andrew and Dorothy (Schurhammer) Mulie. She married Harry Hines in Galena. They were later divorced. She came to Winona in the 1950s.

She was a homemaker and she volunteered at the Watkins Nursing Home. She loved the time she spent with the elderly. She also enjoyed her grandchildren.

She is survived by five children, Glen (Carol) Hines of Mabel, Minn., Marjorie Robinson of Tomah, Wis., Allan (Jeanne) Hines of Winona, Phyllis (Robert) Crossland of Preston, Idaho, and Robert (Kathy) Hines of Lewiston, Minn.;twenty-threegrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert (Helen) Mulie and David Schultz, both of Rockford, Ill.; and two sisters, Lois (Chet) Kotesty and Julia Hooker. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Shirley and Phyllis, and a son, Harry Hines Jr.

Visitation was held Saturday at Martin-Myhre Funeral Home. Burial was in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

Martin-Myhre Funeral Home


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