Eileen Roux, age 81, of Fosston, MN, passed away on Thursday, May 30th, at Cornerstone Living Extended Care in Fosston. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 29th, at Hope Lutheran Church in Fosston with Pastor Craig Wanamaker officiating. Interment will be in Brandsvold Cemetery, rural Fosston. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service on Friday, June 28th, at the Carlin Funeral Home in Fosston. Family will also greet friends for one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Arrangements are with Carlin Family Funeral Service of Fosston and messages of condolence may be sent at www.carlinfuneral.com. Eileen Jannette Roux was born June 13th, 1937 to William and Clara (Lindfors) Mienert at home rural Fosston, MN. She was the youngest of 7 children. She attended Cloverdale country school and graduated from Fosston High School in 1955. She then attended school in Minneapolis, MN for Laboratory Technician. After graduation she worked in Roseau, MN and then she became employed at Sather Clinic in Fosston.Eileen married George "Snooky" Olson May 4th, 1957 at First English Church in Fosston, MN. They made their home in Fosston and adopted their son Ross Lloyd Olson in 1967. Snooky passed away in 1979. On October 4th, 1979 Eileen married Milo Roux.Eileen worked as a home health aide at Pine to Prairie Home Care and First Care until her retirement in 2005. Milo and Eileen continued to make their home on her home farm until moving into Cornerstone Assisted Living in 2016.Eileen is survived by her husband Milo of 39 years, son Ross Olson (Jennifer McCoy), Step son Dennis (Vicky) Roux, Grandchildren Erika Olson, Jessica (Caleb) Hultman, Sheila Roux, Shawn (Christy) Roux and their daughters Morgan and Riley, sister Evelyn Eggen and brother Leonard (Vernice) Mienert and several nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Snooky, sisters Florence (George) Joyce, Minnie (Carl) Virant, brothers Howard (Adelyn) Mienert and LeRoy (Beatrice) Mienert, niece Carol Mienert and Nephew Gary Mienert.
Friday, June 28, 2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Carlin Funeral Home-Erskine
326 Vance Ave. S. Erskine 56535, United States