Eileen G. Millar, 90, of Walhalla, ND, passed away peacefully Thursday, September 12, 2019 at the Pembilier Nursing Center, Walhalla, ND. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Park Center-Walhalla Presbyterian Church, Walhalla, ND. Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 17th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the church in Walhalla. Burial will be held in the Hillside Cemetery in Walhalla. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the Pembilier Nursing Center.
Eileen Genevieve was born April 28, 1929 at Morden, Manitoba to Sam and Mathilda (Massey) Rosen. After high school she attended nursing training in Portage La Prairie and moved to British Columbia. She returned to Manitoba to care for her sister who contracted polio.
On November 7, 1956, she married Walter P. Millar. They lived on a farm west of Neche, ND. In December of 1960, she became a US Citizen.
She loved working in her garden, she canned, froze, and gave away its bounty. She was a wonderful cook and known for her hospitality and generosity. Eileen was a very active member of the Park Center and Walhalla Presbyterian Churches. She did good deeds big and small whether it was remembering a birthday or bringing bread or a hot dish for families dealing with an illness, new baby, or death. She was a loving and patient wife and mother and will be very missed.
Eileen is survived by her husband, Walter; children: Glen Millar, Walhalla, Allen Millar, Rogers, AR, Wayne (Dianne) Millar, Wahpeton, ND, and Carol Millar, St. Paul, MN; sisters: Jean Griffin, Diane Yaroshko, Barb Smith and their families.
Preceding her in death were her sister, Virginia; brother and sister-in-law, Burton and Shirley Millar.