Eunice G. Daggert
Eunice G. Daggert

Born: September 14, 1922; Clinton, Wisconsin

Died: March 31, 2021; Mount Carroll

MOUNT CARROLL – Eunice G. Daggert, age 98, of Mount Carroll, IL, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Allure Nursing Home, in Mount Carroll.

A private funeral service will be held in her honor at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Mount Carroll, on April 6, 2021, with burial at Oak Hill Cemetery, in Mt. Carroll.

Eunice was born September 14, 1922, in Clinton, WI, the daughter of Harold and Verna (Voltz) Best. She attended Clinton schools, graduating from Clinton High School. On June 1, 1941, Eunice married Sherman C. Daggert. The couple enjoyed 47 years of marriage before Sherman?s passing in 1989.

Eunice spent years working for Shimer College as a cook and server, while running the college grill on campus, and also at Oakville Golf Course. Her most important work, however, was that of a wife, mother, and grandmother. She valued her family more than anything in life and took great pride in caring for them in every way she could. Luckily for her family, this included her excellent baking! The delicious scent of fresh-baked bread and cinnamon rolls was commonplace in the Daggert household.

In her free time, Eunice truly loved reading her Bible, attending church service, and listening to and even playing church hymns. She served as an organist at Trinity Lutheran. She also enjoyed needle point, and playing cards, especially cribbage and 500, with her friends and family.

Eunice will be dearly missed by her son, Douglas (Marilyn) Daggert of Mt. Carroll, IL and Hot Springs Village, AR, daughter-in-law, Dottie (Darrell) Daggert of Texarkana, AR; six grandchildren, Corey (Cory) of Freeport IL, Nikki (Eric) Yerly of Byron IL, Chris (Karen) Daggert of North Port AL, Mark Daggert of Winston-Salem, NC, David (Bonnie ) Bishop of Fort Collins CO, and Kelly (Robin) Bishop of Texarkana AR; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Verna; husband, Sherman; brother, Levere Best; and son, Darrell Daggert.

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Published by Prairie Advocate on Apr. 7, 2021.
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