Eileen Barbara Valien, age 85, of Hayward, WI, passed away peacefully February 11, 2021. Eileen (Lyng) was a caring, loving, mother and wife. She will be deeply missed by family and friends!
She was born August 24, 1935 in Maywood, IL. The daughter of Andrew and Dorothy (Susdorf) Liehr and step-father Charles Schmidt. She was united in marriage to Harold Raymond Valien, Jr on September 3, 1955 in St. Charles, IL.
Eileen was raised in Virgil, IL She waitressed for many years in St. Charles, IL. She and Harold moved to Hayward, WI in 1974.They owned and operated Two Rounds Resort on Little Round Lake. Eileen loved to play Bingo and enjoyed sewing and making floral arrangements. Eileen also enjoyed fishing, both in Wisconsin and her annual trips to Canada.
She is survived by her beloved husband of over 65 years, Harold Raymond Valien of Hayward, WI; her children, Sheryl (Ted)) Tschudy of New Richmond, WI and Richard (Joy) Valien of Menomonie, WI; her grandchildren, Bryan (Chrystal) Tschudy, Matthew Tschudy, and Chad (Amanda) Valien; her great-grandchildren, Brady, Ethan, and Abby; her sisters, Dorothy Keefe and Carol (Ron) Tobias, her sister-in-laws Claudette Liehr and Angela Liehr, brother-in-law Melvin (Marilyn) Nelson and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
In addition to her parents, Eileen is preceded in death by her brothers Rick and Don Liehr, and her brother-in-law Bill Keefe.
There will be no public services at this time. The family will hold a celebration of her life at a later date.
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