Eileen Mee, 79, passed away February 12, 2023 at Logan Health Care in Kalispell, MT surrounded by her husband, sons, daughter in law and grandkids. She died peacefully due to leukemia.
Eileen was born May 17, 1943, in Butte America with an identical twin sister, Elaine. They had 2 brothers, Bob and Ken Lousen and an older sister, Jeanne. Eileen grew up playing tennis with her twin sister, Elaine, culminating in a state doubles championship in 1958. Eileen graduated from Butte High in 1961.
After graduation, Eileen met the love of her life, Jim Mee, in Butte and they were married November 18, 1961. Eileen moved to Outlook, MT with her husband and newborn son, Jerry, in 1963. While in Outlook, they had a baby daughter, Terri, born August 2, 1964. The family of 4 moved to Dillon, MT and a third child, son John, was born March 26, 1965.
Jim got a teaching job in Libby and the family moved, in 1965, to Libby where she lived with her husband until she passed away.
In Libby, Eileen was involved in many activities including Hospice and the Libby Care Center. Her main activity and love in life was her family. She enjoyed following the activities of her kids and grandkids. Eileen enjoyed playing tennis and golf.
Eileen was preceded in death by her parents Ed and Noela Lousen.
Survivors include her husband, Jim of Libby; 2 brothers and 2 sisters; son, Jerry and wife Barb Mee of Libby; daughter, Terri and husband John Knadler of Spokane, WA; son, John and wife Nikki of Spokane, WA; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.
Visitation for Eileen will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, February 24, 2023 at Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby. A celebration of life will be held this summer. In lieu Of flowers please make donations to Meals on Wheels or the Pregnancy Care Center. Online condolences and memories may be shared by visiting www.schnackenbergfh.com.
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