Visitation2-5pm at the O'Connell Funeral Home - Hudson chapel
Eileen Marie Perry (née Johnson), age 78, passed away on April 13, 2013 in Hudson, WI. She was born on August 18, 1934 to Fred and Lucille Johnson in Clam Falls, WI. Eileen grew up in that area and married her husband, Richard Perry there. Eileen was a fabulous baker and a great chef. Along with her husband, Richard, Eileen ran many restaurants. They started Perry’s Drive-in first and then opened Oak Grove Supper Club after selling the drive-in. Eileen also used her love of cooking while working at O’Briens Cafe in Pardeeville, WI. Aside from cooking Eileen’s great loves were her grandchildren and her animals.
Eileen will remain in the hearts of her brother and sister, Fred (Mary Ann) Johnson, Eleanor Hunt, her children, Greg, Lisa (Tom) and Rick (Anita) her grandchildren, James, Jessica, Sean, Andrea, Lindsey and Paige as well as her cousins, nieces, nephews and great-grandchildren.
Eileen is preceded in death by her husband, Richard, her sister, Adanell, and brother in law, Jerry.
A memorial gathering for Eileen will be held at O’Connell Family Funeral Homes in Hudson, WI on April 29 from 2-5 p.m. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.