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Eileen S. Runge - 64

5/3/1953 - 5/28/2017

Clinton, IA

Eileen S. Runge, age 64, of Clinton, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center North. A Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Church in Fulton. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday at the Pape Funeral Home in Clinton. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Fulton. Honorary pallbearers are her nieces and nephews, Cathy Barten, Jim Novonty, Amy Beveridge, Emily McKeand, Jessica Alt, Tricia Sheridan, Erin Sheridan and Christopher Sheridan. Eileen was born in Clinton on May 3, 1953, the daughter of Dominic and Eileen (Green) Sheridan. She graduated from Fulton High School in 1971. Eileen married James Runge on September 19, 1980 in Clinton. Eileen was employed with Fidelity Life in Fulton, Kemper Life in Cary, IL, Sheridan Bookkeeping in Fulton and as an inspector with McCray Inspection Services in Clinton. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and Duck’s Unlimited. Eileen enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and liked to aquacise at the YWCA. She was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and followed the Iowa Hawkeyes. Eileen is survived by her husband Jim; a step-daughter, Julie (Dennis) Fehrenbach of Charlotte, NC; a grandson, Max; two sisters, Mary (Leonard) Novotny of Western Springs, IL and Kathleen (Dave) Harrison of Morrison; a brother, William (Linda) Sheridan of Lansing, NC and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, James in infancy and a brother, Patrick.

Gathering of Friends

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Thursday at the Pape Funeral Home in Clinton.

Mass:

A Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Church in Fulton.

3 Comments

  • Sheila Franzen

    on 05/31/17

    Kathleen, Our sympathy in the loss of Eileen. I always loved spending time with you and your family, so many years ago. Much Love, Sheila (Baker) Franzen.
  • Tom Koester

    on 06/06/17

    Sorry for your loss Julie
  • John Emerson

    on 07/28/18

    Eileen was so unique. What a better life she made for her friends . Always see her at Kwik Star.

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