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Eunice Herold

1923 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Eunice Herold, 90

Guttenberg, Iowa and formerly of St. Cloud and rural Foley

November 14, 1923-Januray 5, 2014

Eunice Herold, age 90, of Guttenberg, Iowa died Sunday January 5, 2014 at the Guttenberg Care Center. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Foley Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Al Monson will officiate. Burial will be in the Maywood Covenant Cemetery, Foley. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. Arrangements were made by the Foley Funeral Home.

Eunice was raised by Olander and Lena Pearson of Estes Brook from birth through high school. Eunice was carried at birth by a small pillow, and was nursed by various gracious mothers, since her mother died at her birth. Eunice Olson's father and mother were John Olson and Ruth Seagrend. John and Ruth lived near Estes Brook. Eunice worked for a time after high school in a factory as a secretary, in Rockford, IL. She was later called to St. Cloud by her father to care for him. She graduated from Foley High School. Eunice worked for a few years at Fingerhut Mfg and a few years at Vision Ease eyeglass company, grinding lenses, and cleaned the upstairs offices of Dan Marsh Drug Store in St. Cloud. Eunice married Gustav Herold on January 19, 1944 in St. Cloud. Most of her married years were spent in St. Cloud and many years were spent in retirement with Gus, in Johnson City, Texas.

She is survived by her sons, Jerry of Waldorf, Maryland; Don of Sunrise Beach, MO and Robert of Cape Coral, FL; 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Gustav, June 14, 2004 and brothers, Harold Olson and Albin Olson and her adopted brothers and sisters of Ester, Olga, Walter, Sophie, Nora, Glenn, and Kennith.


Published in the St. Cloud Times from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2014
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