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Virginia D. Eiden

Virginia D. Eiden

Virginia Dahly Eiden, age 96, of Nisswa passed away on March 26, 2019 at The Neighbors of Dunn County in Menomonie, WI. Jinny was born on May 30, 1922 in Decorah, IA to Charles and Josie (Fuller) Dahly. She graduated from Decorah High School and attended the University of Iowa. Jinny married O.F. (Bud) Eiden in Decorah on August 3, 1946 and her first married years were in Stoughton, WI. After that she lived most of her life in the Brainerd/Nisswa area. Jinny also enjoyed many winters in Naples, FL. She was a homemaker and hostess extraordinaire and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was also a voracious reader and lover of proper grammar and correct spelling. Jinny enjoyed music, especially Big Band tunes, dancing, downhill and cross country skiing, hiking, tennis, golf and watching sports. She was a particular fan of football and any other sports, concerts and plays in which her grandchildren and other students were involved. Jinny cherished her faith, family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and seven siblings; her husband of 51 years, Bud; and her daughter, Barbara Eiden-Molinaro. Jinny is survived by her son, Tim and his wife, Julie of Menomonie and her grandchildren Katie, Steven and Daniel Eiden. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and dear friends.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa, with Pastor Kari Williamson officiating. There will be visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Nisswa.

Memorials are preferred to the Lutheran Church of the Cross.