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Eileen Marie Gullette

Eileen Marie Gullette

Eileen Marie Gullette, 68, of Blackduck, Minnesota died on January 1, 2014 at the Heritage House in Blackduck.

Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Blackduck, Minnesota with the Rev. John Yingling officiating. Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Blackduck at a later date.

Eileen was born on January 19, 1945 in Rockville Center, New York, the daughter of Otto and Marie (McNally) Lotz. She was raised and attended school in New York. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Malverne High School in 1963. She married Maxwell Gullette, Sr. on May 26, 1967 in New York. They moved to Blackduck, Minnesota in 1973, raised their 4 children, and had resided there since. Eileen was very involved in the community and the First Presbyterian Church in Blackduck. She was a member of Tri Sigma Study Club, played in a Bridge Club, and started a clothing depot in Blackduck. She enjoyed playing the piano, spending time with her grandchildren, and gardening.

She is survived by her 2 daughters Grace (Brad) Gill of Sioux Falls, SD and Jane (Scott) Hotvedt of Blackduck, MN; 2 sons Maxwell (Melissa) Gullette, Jr. and Peter (Lora) Gullette of St. Cloud, MN; 16 grandchildren; 1 great grandson; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Maxwell Gullette, Sr. in 1996 and her parents.

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