Eileen M. Skibinskie

Eileen M. Skibinskie, age 96, of  Franklin Grove and formerly of Dixon, died Thursday, June 21, 2018 at KSB Hospital in Dixon.

She was born September 21, 1921 in Kewanee, the daughter of Andy and Margaret (Driessen) Lee.

She had worked at the Kewanee Star Courier and the Dixon Telegraph prior to her retirement.

She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Dixon.

Eileen married Albert M. Skibinskie July 14, 1951 in Kewanee.  He preceded her in death July 14, 2002.  She was also preceded in death by one son Rick Skibinskie and one daughter Jan Garretson.

Eileen is survived by her daughter Susan (Stephen) Mackay of Oregon; son-in-law Les Garretson of Sterling;  daughter-in-law Janey (Hugh) Coffey of Dixon; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 10:30 AM in St Patrick Catholic Church in Dixon with the Rev. Keith Romke, Pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon.  Funeral arrangements by the Jones Funeral Home in Dixon.  Condolences may be sent online at www.thejonesfh.com.