Eileen Christiaens (1925 - 2013)


Eileen Christiaens, 88, died on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 in Melissa, Texas, after a brief illness.

She was born on April 2, 1925 to George and Gertrude Hayes

She met and married her husband, Leon (Chris) Christiaens, in Conrad, MT after WWII.

Eileen is survived by sister, Anne Green of Security, Colo., and sister-in law, Sandy Hayes of Cut Bank, Mt., also by her two sons, Steve Christiaens and his wife, Sherry, whom she lived with for many years in Los Angeles, New Mexico (in the Las Vegas area from 1991 to 2011), and Texas, and Dan Christiaens and his wife, Pamela Meyer; two grandchildren, Cody Christiaens and his wife, Ruth, and Bernae Christiaens, and by five grandchildren.

The family will celebrate a funeral mass in her honor in Valier, Montana in July.
Published in Las Vegas Optic on Dec. 23, 2013