Eileen M. Stanton

eileen m. stanton
Eileen Marie Stanton, 73, Grand Forks ND, passed away Monday May 4, 2020 from COVID-19 at Lilac Homes Memory Care in Moorhead, MN. under the care of loving staff and Hospice of the Red River Valley. Eileen grew up in West Fargo and Fargo ND. She graduated from Shanley High School in 1964. She married Charlie Stanton on 8/25/72. They raised their three boys in Grand Forks ND. Eileen was a loving stay at home mom who was very involved in all their sports and activities. Once the boys were in school she worked part time at Minnkota Power Co, until her retirement in 2008. Eileen is survived by her husband Charlie, sons Steve, CJ (Gibson), Mike and her grandchildren Catherine and Sean. She has also survived by her sisters Patti (Rod Worden) , Sandie (Don) Sauvageau, Paula (Kevin) Vistad, and brothers Larry (Christina) and Ken (Diane). Eileen is preceded in death by her parents Roland and Marie Rheault. The family would like to thank Lilac Homes for the excellent and loving care they provided, and to the Hospice of the Red River Valley. Memorials can be sent to Lilac Homes Memory Care to help provide necessary PPE in the fight against COVID-19, or to Hospice of the Red River Valley.

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  1. So sorry to hear of Eileen’s passing Thinking about you Charlie CJ & Mike Sending (((Hugs))) 🤗 and keeping you all in my (((Prayers))) 🙏

    The Tim Brown Family

  2. Charlie and family,
    I can’t remember a summer for about 10 years that the Landry’s and the Stanton’s weren’t watching baseball, coaching baseball and hanging out in concession stands. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. We remember Eileen’s beautiful smile and generous nature. Thinking of you and sending prayers.
    Bill and Jill Landry and family!

  3. Sandie and Charlie, Enjoyed visiting with you both and I am so sorry to hear of Eileen’s passing. I enjoyed her smiling face at Lilac and her REALLY answer whenever we spoke to her. She was a a real sweetheart. My thoughts and prayers are with you both.

  4. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Eileen was such a thoughtful person who always had a smile on her face. She was always proud of her kids and always had a positive attitude about everything. May she be at PEACE in heaven.

  5. Charlie,
    I was so saddened to read of Eileen’s passing.
    She was a joy to be around and a pleasure to work with.
    She made the world a better place and will be sorely missed.
    Our hearts and prayers go out for you and your family.

    Landis and Jane Hjelle

  6. I’m so saddened to hear of Eileen’s passing. She was always my eyes on my paperwork and she always looked out for me while she worked at MPC. Prayers to you Charlie and your boys.

  7. Charlie and family — Eileen was a delight to work with and I was always impressed by her spark and vigor when discussing topics that she was passionate about. She will be missed by many of us who will remember her as a strong woman with her own opinions, desires and interests. My life was made all the better from knowing and working with her. Hugs to all!

  8. Charlie and Family. John and I are so sorry to hear of Eileens passing. We had so much fun working on the PTO at Ben Franklin School together. We could always count on Eileens wit and humor to get us threw the bookkepping of all the fund raisers. We are thinking of your family in this difficult time. John and Deb Payne

  9. Charlie and family,
    It was so sad to hear of Eileen’s passing. I got to enjoy Eileen’s spunky personality when playing bunco with her and when picking up our kids at Sunflake preschool. May she be at peace and may you know that you are in our prayers.
    Bill and Dar Jostad

  10. Our Sympathy to you and your family ! I enjoyed being around Eileen at baseball games,PTO and other Ben Franklin activities ! She always had a smile !for everyone ! Greg and Marge Gudajtes

  11. To Charlie and family, I was saddened to read of Eileen’s passing. She was a wonderful person and had such an engaging smile and attitude. Many years have passed since I lived in Grand Forks, but I still have warm feelings for my friends there. Though death may take away the physical being, nothing can steal the wonderful feelings that we share from a departed wife, mother, or friend. My thoughts and prayers are with Charlie and his family. I pray that you all are surrounded by the support that you need during this time of grief.

  12. What a nice lady,first class all all the way.An absolute pleasure to know and work with. Always there to do what needed to be done without any baggage or complaint. Also, it didn’t take long to realize she had a deep love for her Charlie and her boys. Lots of good memories this morning. God Bless

  13. We were saddened by Eileen’s passing. Charlie and sons, know that we are thinking and praying for you through this difficult time. Eileen and CJ would have play dates with Cliff and me while you and Butch were working. Her family was the most important thing in her life. She will be missed by all the people who loved her.
    So sorry for your loss.
    With sympathy, Phyllis and Butch

  14. So sorry for your loss Charlie. Just remembering all the good laughs we had with Eileen at work. My thoughts are with you and your family.

  15. Charlie and family, So sorry to hear of Eileen’s passing. We have many fond memories of all the boys’ games so long ago. Eileen was great to work with at Minnkota too – always had a fun story or two to tell. May you find comfort in each other at this time.

  16. Larry and Ken, my sincere condolences on the loss of your sister, Eileen. Siblings are a special gift from God and memories of her will always be there for you.

  17. I’m so sorry to hear of Eileen’s passing. Thinking of you and sending prayers to all of the Rheault family.

  18. To Eileen’s Family: I am so saddened to know that Eileen has passed from Covid. (My dad, Clarence, also passed from Covid at Lilac Homes on May 1st.) It was always such a joy to see Eileen when I visited Dad. I remember her smile, cheerfulness and “OK” , “Really”. She was a beautiful and spirited woman. Please accept my condolences and hope for peace and comfort to all of you at this difficult time.

  19. Thinking of you and wishing you moments of peace and comfort-from Phil and Cassie LaBine, Kristy Matson-Sandy, and Kim Matson-Houle.

  20. Charlie and Family
    Yes, gone too soon. We are truly sorry for your loss. Our condolences to you and your family on the passing of Eileen from COVID-19. She was a beautiful wife, a great mother, a grandmother too, a sister, and a friend to all who knew her. She will be missed because she meant so much to so many people. At Minnkota, I knew her to be quiet and worked diligently in the Accounting Department and including being a Switchboard Operator. May peace be with you and your family at this time of grieving and forever. Helen, John and Jon Evans

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