Eileen Kathryn Hesselmann, 78, died peacefully Dec. 30, 2021.

Visitation will be Saturday, Jan. 8, 10:00 a.m. to 12 p.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 12 p.m. at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Des Moines.

Eileen was born Jan. 22, 1943, to Al and Harriet (Koopman) Goerdt in Fergus Falls, Minn. As a child, she moved to Dyersville. Eileen received her accounting degree at Mount Mercy University and later earned her CPA. In 1988, she started working at Denman and Company, retiring in 2008. She was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church. She loved playing bridge, spending time with family and working at the food pantry.

She is survived by her children, Lynn (Jeff) Lilly, Michael (Julie) Hesselmann and Stephen (Beth) Hesselmann; daughter-in-law, Tammie Hesselmann; 12 grandchildren; two sisters; five brothers and a host of extended family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and her oldest son, Mark.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to DMARC food pantry and St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1230 Merle Hay Rd., Des Moines, IA 50311.