Eileen Farrell-Tjaden, 1986 graduate of Stillwater High School, passed away on June 1, 2023, at the age of 55 in her Webster, WI home. She was born on February 18, 1968, in Minneapolis. Eileen earned a BA in graphic design from UW-Stout in 1991. She married Larry Tjaden on September 27, 1997.
She was preceded in death by her husband, grandparents, mother-in-law, aunts Kathleen Seibert, Mary Ann Style, uncle William H. Style, and cousins Joseph Farrell and Susan Style.
She is survived by her mother, Maureen Bell, father Tom (Margaret) Farrell, brother Pete (Ashleigh) Farrell, nephew Cole Farrell, aunts and uncles Sally Bell (Eddie Estrin), Patrick J. Farrell (Peg), Gary Seibert, cousins, and friends.
She worked at Bailey Nurseries for many years and later as a cook for jails in Polk and Burnett counties. She was a gifted artist, gardener, and cook. She was a great help to her mother in preparing for family gatherings and holidays. Eileen loved animals and cared for a wide variety of pets during her life, including rats, a tarantula, rabbits, several dogs, cats, and even a pig. Prior to her death, Eileen cared deeply for her significant other, Darryl Moose.
A memorial gathering will be held Wednesday, June 14th from 5:00 to 7:30 with a time of sharing at 6:30 at Bradshaw, 2800 Curve Crest Blvd, Stillwater, MN. In lieu of flowers, the family requests any memorial donations be made to Ruby’s Pantry Foodshelf in Siren, WI or the Humane Society of Burnett County in Webster, WI.