Mary "Eileen" Brooks (nee Rhiner), of Saint Charles, MO, passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at the age of 83. Eileen was born December 2, 1938, in Kansas City. She was married to Burl Brooks on October 13, 1960. Beloved wife of the late Burl Brooks; cherished daughter of the late Lynn and Anna Rhiner, adopted Mother’s Day. Devoted mother of Yvonne (Steve), Larry, David (Grace), Lori (Raymond), Michelle (Dan), and the late John. She died on September 7, thirty-four years to the day after her son John. Loving grandmother of 10 grandchildren, Brian (Mary), Valerie (Shawn), Yvette (Jesse), Jason (Ashley), Michael, Angie, Jessica (Shane), Samantha (James), Natasha (Andrew), and Nicholas; 14 great-grandchildren, Christian, Jenny, Joey, Josh, Madison, Brittney, Jackson, Chris, Aubrey, Ella, Jamie, Paxton, Henry, and Baby Grant; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Avaya and Johnathan.
Eileen received her high school diploma on July 16, 2013. She worked at Walmart for several years before becoming a school bus driver in March 1990, then became a bus monitor at age 72. Eileen loved to garden, read, and bake. She channeled her dreams of becoming a doctor into her work as a CPR trainer during her years as a Girl Scout leader. Eileen was very proud of her kids, her grandkids, her great-grandkids, and her great-great-grandkids. Everyone loved her so much because she was always generous with her affection and loved others so deeply!
Memorials may be made in Eileen's name to Donor’s Choice.
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