By McMahon Funeral Home
It is with greatest sadness and heavy hearts that our wife, mother, grandmother and friend, Eloise M. Gilson, age 80 of Luxemburg, passed away peacefully at her home with her husband Ervin at her side on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
She was born on June 23, 1936 in Walhhain to the late Albert and Mildred (Conard) Delcore. She was united in marriage with Ervin Joseph Gilson on July 14, 1954 at St. Amand Church, Walhain, celebrating 62 years of marriage.
Eloise spent time volunteering at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay, mostly recognized for her crochet baby caps. She was a member of St. Louis Parish in Dyckesville where she often could be seen baking with the ladies, over 300 to 400 Belgian pies for the church picnic. Her enjoyments included, playing cards, watching game shows and mostly spending time with her family.
Survivors include her husband, Ervin and their seven children; Michael (LaVonne) Gilson, Dyckesville; Theresa (Steven) Jenquin, Green Bay; Nancy Gilson, Green Bay; Ronald (Cindy) Gilson, Dyckesville; Lawrence (Christine) Gilson, Denmark; Darrell (Mary) Gilson, Green Bay; Lori (Brian) Harris, Green Bay; fourteen grandchildren, Mark, Matthew, Jonathon, Nathan and Katie; Jason and Amber; Jennifer, Jessica, Nicholas, Justine and Jeremiah; Liam and Jack; twenty great-grandchildren; two sisters and one brother in law, Marlene Rank, Green Bay; Pat Dart, DePere; Bob Derginer, Green Bay.
Eloise was preceded in death by one grandson, Josh Gilson; two sisters and two brothers in law, Marina (Lloyd) Haen, Rita Derginer and Donald Rank.
Friends may call at St. Louis Church, N8726 County Line Road, Luxemburg, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Monday, June 19, 2017.
Closing parish prayer service 7:00 pm on Monday.
Visitation continues at St. Louis Church on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 between 9:00 am and 10:45 am.
Funeral 11:00 am on Tuesday with Rev. John Van Deuren and Pat Ratajczak, Pastoral Leader, officiating.
Burial in St. Louis Cemetery, Dyckesville.