Eileen passed away on May 13, 2012, at the age of 76. She was born to Edward and Anne Lyon in Orange, New Jersey on February 27, 1936 and moved to Sun Lakes, Arizona in June of 1990. Eileen was a loving wife to her husband of 57 years, Bud. She was a terrific mother to her children Debbie (Steve) Ruffenach, Bobby (Shari) Schauder, and Greg (Nancie) Schauder. She loved her grandchildren Collin, Stephen, Brett, Ashley (Tony), Bobby (Stefani), Katie, Jenna, Patrick, Kathleen, and Timothy. She was great-grandmother to Robert III. She is also survived by her sister, Barbara, and brother, Gene, and predeceased by her brother, Bob. A Mass celebrating her life will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 4, 2012, at St. Steven's Church-24827 S. Dobson Road, Sun Lakes, Arizona. Donations may be made to Face in the Mirror: www.faceinthemirror.org.
Published in The Arizona Republic on May 30, 2012