Eileen Iverson was born Oct. 21, 1923 in Meckling, to parents Alfred and Kristina (Jensen) Miller. She died Nov. 21, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Center in Centerville, at the age of 88 years and 1 month.
Eileen graduated from University High School in Vermillion. She married Bud Iverson in Sioux City, IA on July 3, 1942. They had three children, Terry, Tex and Janalee. She moved to Centerville in the late 1960s and has resided here until the present time.
Eileen enjoyed cooking for and entertaining her family and friends. She cooked for the University of South Dakota for many years as well as the Black Hills Playhouse in Custer. She enjoyed music and was a talented pianist who could play very well by ear. Eileen enjoyed life, having a good time, she will be remembered for her hearty laugh, and living by her motto, "if it doesn't shine, it's not mine."
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, one sister and her companion of over 25 years, Clint Klostergaard.
Eileen is survived by her three children, Terry Iverson and wife Beth of Phoenix, AZ, Tex Iverson and wife Sandra of Gillette, WY and Jan Hult and husband Jerry of Centerville; grandchildren, Jennifer Sikkink, Jeremy Hult, Jamey Hult, Jana Goetz, Kori Ensley, Travis Iverson, Cody Iverson, Char Turner, Dean Iverson, Chris Goff, Coreen Iverson, Tiffany Blais, David Blais; several great-grandchildren, and special friend Ernie Krohse.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 25, 2011 at Wass Funeral Home in Centerville with burial to follow at Riverview Cemetery, rural Centerville. Visitation will be one hour prior to services.