Eileen H Wilkins of St. Johns (formerly of Otsego) passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2006 in Charlotte. Eileen was born October 22, 1944 in Wayne, MI to Clair and Ethel (Elder) Wilkins. She lived most of her life in Otsego and was an O.H.S. graduate. She attended Davenport College, graduated from Michigan State Technical Institute and earned her CPA. For many years she was employed at L. Perrigo Co. and then Angle Steel. Eileen loved to crochet. Surviving are a daughter, Brenda Snyder of Kalamazoo; a son, Robert Maes of Martin; two step-sons, Terry Hogle II of Grand Rapids and Wylie Rantz of Bradley; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Michael Snyder in 2001; a sister, Edna Teachout in 1995; and a grandson, Damion Snyder in 1980. In keeping with her wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, with Rev. Mark Minegar officiating. Burial of ashes will take place at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego. Memorial contributions may be made to Eaton Community Hospice or the American Cancer Society.
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