Eileen G. Van Kirk, 62, of Blue Springs, MO passed away June 25, 2012 peacefully at her home. She was born to James E. and Mary E. (Daily) Heath on November 23, 1949 in Baltimore, MD. Eileen was united into marriage to Bruce Van Kirk on February 25, 1995 in Blue Springs, MO.
Eileen received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Kansas. She spent many years as a computer programmer for American Century. Eileen attended Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church in Blue Springs, MO. She was a member of the Marine Corps Dispersing Association. Eileen enjoyed working cross word puzzles, and golfing. She loved spending time with family and friends.
Eileen is survived by her husband Bruce Van Kirk of Blue Springs, MO; son Kyle M. Buckles of Anchorage AK; brother Doug and wife Janet of Edmond, OK; nephew Dustin and wife Linda of Nashville, TN. Eileen’s parents preceded her in death.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Monday, July 2, 2012 at Meyers Funeral Chapel 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO. Contributions in memory of Eileen may be made to Vitas Hospice, in lieu of flowers. Memories of Eileen and condolences may be left for the family at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com