Eileen Walt

Eileen C. Walt, 90, of Peru passed away at 5:15 A.M., Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at the Blair Ridge Health Campus. Eileen was born in Flint, Michigan on November 20, 1929, the daughter of Frederick B. Patten and Olive Blair. She married Eldon W. Walt in Swartz Creek, Michigan on September 29, 1948 and he preceded her in death in March of 2000.

Eileen attended the Bunker Hill United Methodist Church and enjoyed singing, painting, and crafting butterflies. She also loved flowers and playing bingo in her free time.

She is survived by her children, Virginia Matteson of Clio, Michigan, James Walt, of Peru, John (Tu) Walt of Peru, and Kathleen (Rob) Kunkle of Peru; grandchildren, Donna Matteson, Deborah Shamel, Betty Trombly, Donald Matteson, Jr., Christina Reiter, William Walt, Christopher Kunkle, Stacy Martin, Lesley Smith, and Anh Nguyen; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Eileen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eldon; a sister, Virginia; a brother, Eugene; and a son-in-law, Donald Matteson.

A Memorial service celebrating the life of Eileen Walt, Will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Bunker Hill United Methodist Church with Pastor Evan Strong officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M., Saturday at the church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home.

Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.eddyfuneralhomes.com