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Eilene E. Proud

March 12, 1938 October 29, 2019
Eilene E. Proud
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EILENE E. PROUD, 81, of Morrison, IL, died peacefully at home Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Cremation rites have been accorded, there will be no visitation or services. The family will have a private celebration of life observance. The Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Eilene was born March 12, 1938 in Clinton, IA to Lawrence W. Greenwalt Sr. and Laneda “Dietz” (Lampe) Greenwalt. She attended Clinton, IA Grade and High Schools. She married Marvin E. Proud on June 6, 1954 in Clinton. He died July 28, 2000. Eilene worked as an assembler at General Electric Co. in Morrison, Neilson Clearing House in Clinton and as a CNA at Resthave Home in Morrison. Most recently she worked at Fast Stop Gas Station in Morrison. She enjoyed playing tennis, bowling, and while in school, was a swimmer. She loved to play the violin, was very interested in geology, was an avid birdwatcher and enjoyed researching her genealogy.

Survivors include four daughters, Joline Kershaw of Christiana, TN; Lynette (Steve) Cassens and Christine (Steve) Young, both of Morrison, and Janelle Proud of Fulton, IL; two sons, Gregory “Piggy” Proud of Morrison and Lawrence Proud of Maquoketa, IA; fourteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren, and her beloved dog, Skooter.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marvin; one son, Jeffrey Lawrence Proud; one brother, Lawrence “Larry” Greenwalt.

Any cards or condolences may be sent to the family at 302 W. Park Street Morrison, IL 61270.

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