Eileen Blackburn, 97, Tipton, entered the gates of heaven Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at Century Villa Health Care & Rehab in Greentown. On April 10, 1942, she married Aaron Blackburn, and he preceded her in death March 10, 2007.
Eileen had worked at Delco Electronics - General Motors in Kokomo, retiring in 1977.
Survivors include one daughter, Janice Nantroup, Windfall; three grandchildren, Jody Nantroup, Jami Silvers and Joene Johnson; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and a former son-in-law, John Nantroup.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Helen Woods.
Eileen's funeral will be at noon Friday, Oct. 20, at Young-Nichols Funeral Home, Tipton, with visitation from 10 a.m. to noon Friday.
Memorial contributions in Eileen's memory may be made to the Spina Bifida Association, 1600 Wilson Blvd., Suite 800, Arlington, VA 22209.
Published on October 18, 2017