Obit: Eileen Tyler


Eileen Rose Tyler, 88, of Moscow passed away Friday, Dec. 27, 2019 at Genesis Health System — East Campus, Davenport. Cremation Rites will be accorded. A memorial gathering will be held from 5 to 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 3 at Bentley Funeral Home in Wilton. A service of remembrance will be held at 6 p.m., following the memorial gathering.

A memorial fund has been established. Condolences may be left at

Eileen was born on Jan. 18, 1931, the daughter of the late Frank and Florence (Geitz) Hendricks in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. She married Arthur Tyler Jr. on Dec. 13, 1952 in Prairie du Chien. He preceded her in death on June 8, 2013.

Eileen was a homemaker who cherished taking care of her family. She enjoyed creating woodcrafts with her husband Arthur. They enjoyed attending craft fairs and flea markets. Most of all, she loved gardening and the outdoors, especially fishing. Eileen also enjoyed assembling jigsaw puzzles and treasured spending time with her cat, Lisa.

Eileen will be dearly missed by her daughter, Carol (Kevin) Jones of Ames; son, Larry (Sue) Tyler of Muscatine; daughter-in-law, Kim (Rollie Ford) Tyler of Moscow; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter, due in June.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arthur; their son, David Tyler; one sister; and one brother.

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