Eileen Brooks

Alton | Tuesday, September 23 2014

Eileen Elizabeth Todaro Brooks, age 87, of Alton, passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2014, at Eunice-Smith Home in Alton.She was born May 30, 1927, in Greene County, IL, the daughter of George and Bevy (Baker) Baker. She married Joseph Todaro in 1946, and he preceded her in death in 1974. She married Don Brooks, and he passed away in December of 2009. Eileen enjoyed fishing and traveling. She especially loved her grandkids.She is survived by two daughters, Patty Todaro Breuchaud and Mary Todaro, both of Coeur d’Alene, ID; two grandsons, Jonah Breuchaud and Adam Breuchaud, also of Coeur d’Alene, ID; a niece, Ruby Cox of Collinsville; a nephew and his wife, Ronnie and Charlotte McCormick of Springfield, IL; two sisters, Marilyn Kraushar of the Jerseyville area, and Ann Kapler of Pine Bluff, AR; and many other relatives and friends.In addition to her husbands, Joseph Todaro and Don Brooks; she is preceded in death by her parents; and several brothers and sisters.Visitation will be held Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 11:00 am until a Celebration of Life service at 1:00 pm at Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton Pastor Jim Johnson officiating.Burial will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery at a later date.Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice.Staten-Fine is in charge of the arrangements.Online tributes and guestbook may be found at

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Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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