Eileen June Brooks was born in Cottonwood, SD, in 1929. She was the daughter of Roger J. and Rena Peterson.
She married Melvin D. Brooks of Philip, SD, December 27, 1944. Together they had three children, Coleen Calero, of Dana Point, CA, Roxanne Blum, Henderson, NV, and Brian Brooks, of Laguna Niguel, CA., and one granddaughter.
Melvin preceded her in death in 1970.
She was a resident of Palm Springs, CA, for over 30 years.