Eileen Pendleton


Eileen B. Pendelton was born Sept. 16, 1946, in Mitchell, S.D., to Milo and Grace (McManus) Kistler.

Eileen, of Custer, S.D., died Dec. 26, 2017, at Rapid City (S.D.) Regional Hospital. She was 71.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Francis Kistler.

Eileen is survived by her daughter, Melanie (Steve) Forcum of Pueblo, Colo.; son, Rick (Crystal) Pendleton of Pueblo; brothers, Donald Kistler of Custer, Gene (Rita) Kistler of Brick, N.J., Patrick Kistler of Loveland, Colo., Jerry (Lorna) Kistler of Chamberlain, S.D., and Richard (Barb) Kistler of Sarasota, Fla.; sister, Mary Lou Neville of North Glen, Colo.; five grandchildren, Justina (Sean), Kyle, Kenny, Aura (Jacob), and Jessie; and two great-grandchildren, Sofie and Violet.

Mass of Christian Burial was Dec. 29 at St. John the Baptist Church in Custer with Fr. Grant Gerlach as celebrant. Interment followed at the Custer Cemetery.

A memorial has been established.