Eileen J. Haapakoski
Eileen J. Haapakoski, age 87, of Tomahawk, WI, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, under the care of her family and Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice. Eileen was born on June 3, 1932, in Milwaukee, WI, to the late Alvin and Sylvia Antonia. She was married to John Haapakoski in 1952; he passed away in July of 2019.
Eileen was born and raised in Milwaukee, where she attended school. After high school, she was married to John. Together, they lovingly raised their children. Eileen was a dedicated homemaker and wonderful cook. After her children were older, she worked at Everbrite Silk Screening in South Milwaukee for several years before moving to Tomahawk permanently in 1987. Eileen enjoyed traveling, gardening, and ice fishing. Above all, she cherished time spent with her family.
Survivors include her Children, Dennis (Jan) Haapakoski, of South Milwaukee, WI, Debbie (Wally) Scheiderer, of St. George, GA, Jan VanNorman, of Southern Milwaukee, Donna Haapakoski, of Tomahawk, and Scott (Tammy) Haapakoski, of Oak Creek, WI; ten Grandchildren, Jason, Jessie, Jeremy, Joel, Jenny, John, Amber, Melissa, Michael, and Hannah. She is further survived by ten Great-Grandchildren.
Eileen was preceded in death by her Parents, Alvin and Sylvia; her Husband, John; her Sister, Jane Hughes; her Brothers, William (SaDonna) Antonia, Richard (Patricia) Antonia, Eugene (Maye) Antonia, and Robert “Bob” Duenow.
In accordance with Eileen’s wishes, a private family celebration will be held at a later date. Generations Funeral Home & Crematory, Tomahawk, is assisting the family. You may view Eileen’s obituary and leave online condolences at generationsfuneral.com.