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Eileene Mendelkow Downs

June 5, 1944 — November 18, 2023

Eileene Mendelkow Downs, was born in Logan, Utah on June 5, 1944, to Marion and Leanore Mendelkow along with fourteen brothers and sisters. She married Clyde Joseph Downs on June 21, 1963, where they had four children (Tracey, Terry, James, and Jarred) and resided on a farm in West Farmington. Eileene is also blessed with 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren whom she loved deeply.

A beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed away on November 18, 2023. Mom was surrounded by her loving family and friends. The angels that dance in the Heavens above; truly welcomed home one of their own.

Eileene is survived by her husband Clyde Joseph Downs including four children, Tracey Peart (Frank), Terry Downs, James Downs (Lorna), and Jarred Downs. Eileene is also embraced by several amazing brothers and sisters, Carole Aebischer (Louis-deceased), Robert Mendelkow-deceased, Reed Mendelkow, Linda Byington (Clain), Peggy Olson (Del-deceased), Marylou Johnson (Paul-deceased), Geri Hancey (Dwain), Gordon Mendelkow (Bonnie), Clair Mendelkow (Corrine), Kayelynn Allsop (Bob), Lori Cushman (Rod), Craig Mendelkow (Allyson), Lisa Peterson (Doug), Shelly Hodson (Larry), Leslie Falslev (Bill). 

Our precious mother enjoyed cooking, family gatherings, reading books, traveling, camping, and of course, the Dallas Cowboys. Dad introduced Mom to Football around the age of 18 and that was it, she took it from there. Up to the day she passed, her loyalty never strayed from her Dallas Cowboys. She loved all of her family deeply and planned gatherings well in advance to ensure everyone could attend.

Mom always shared stories of her best friends; Bernice, Cheryl and Nancy of their travels and 50 years of memories. 

Some of Mom and Dad's favorite places to travel to were Alaska, Montana, Southern Utah, South Dakota and many more.

For many years Mom worked as a switchboard operator for Clover Club Foods in Kaysville, UT and a Receptionist at the Herald Journal in Logan, UT.

We truly miss you, Mom! We love you more than we could ever express! Please enjoy the Angels up above!

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm at Logan City Cemetery, 1000 N 1200 E Logan, Utah. A private viewing will be held for immediate family prior to the graveside service.

Additionally, please join us on Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm as we celebrate and pay tribute to our beloved Mother. Come share stories and laughter. This celebration will be held at the LDS Meetinghouse at 2123 N 2000 W, Farr West, Utah.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Eileene Mendelkow Downs, please visit our flower store.

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