Eileen Rachel Krambeck, the daughter, of Earl and Amanda (Nelson) Howard, was born January 26, 1922 in Ola, South Dakota. Her childhood years were spent in Chamberlain, SD, where she grew up on a farm, and received her education, graduating from Chamberlain High School. After high school, she continued her education at a Beautician School in Minneapolis, MN. She worked as a beautician in Minneapolis for 17 years.
Eileen married Harlan Wilbert Krambeck on December 26, 1952 in Minneapolis, MN. After their marriage, they lived on a farm west of Fostoria, where they farmed for many years until their retirement. She was a longtime member of Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. After their retirement, they spent their winters in Texas. Harlan passed away in 1982. Eileen lived in Texas until 2000, when she moved to Ankeny Iowa and made her home at Mill Pond Retirement Community.
She passed away at the Mill Pond Care Center in Ankeny, Iowa on Monday, January 28, 2019 at the age of 97. Eileen was preceded in death by her husband and Parents.
Left to cherish her memory is her “daughter by choice” Beverly(John)Logan and was “Grandma Eileen” to Dawn(Randal)Archer, John(RaeLynn) Logan, Jeffrey(Michelle)Logan, Darcy(Rick)Boylan and their families.