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Mount Vernon, WA 98273
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Milfred "Gene" E. Eggen passed away on May 9, 2011, at the age of 74.

Gene is survived by his wife Shirley, son Fred and daughters Kathy (Bob) Malphrus, Betty Brisson. He is also survived by his brothers Dick (Shirley) Eggen, Randy (Julie) Eggen, his grandchildren Christina, Travis, Robert, Brett, Tyrell, Jacob, Tricia and Chrystal and several great grandchildren.

Gene was born and raised on a farm in Minnesota and loved farming his entire life. Gene and Shirley managed the High Valley pullet farm in Day Creek for 21 years. Gene also spent many years working with Wire Fab Inc. in Mount Vernon.

Gene was preceded in death by his son Ricky Eggen, his parents Milfred and Francis Eggen and his sister Janice "Susie" Engan.

A celebration of Gene's life will be held on Sunday, May 15 at 2:00 pm at the Hawthorne Funeral Home.

Arrangements are under the care of Hawthorne Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, WA.
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