Eunice B. Wilson, 93, of Winona, passed away on Sunday February 16, 2020 surrounded by family at Saint Anne Extended Healthcare.
Eunice was born in Fargo, ND on September 14, 1926 to Bernard J. and Iona M. (Outram) Michael. She graduated from Deer Creek High School in 1944 and from St. Cloud State in 1948. Eunice taught in Cottonwood, Lynd, Revere and Saint Edward’s Catholic School in Austin. While teaching in Lynd, she met her husband Richard H. Wilson. They were married on June 30, 1949 in Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany, MN.
Eunice was always so proud of her dad who was a school superintendent for 27 years and the athletic field is named for her family – Michael Field.
Eunice and Richard moved to Winona in 1967 due to Richard’s job transfer. Eunice enjoyed traveling, reading, embroidering, helping with funeral luncheons, collecting Hummel figurines and bible study.
She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, longtime member of the American Legion Auxiliary.
Eunice was preceded in death by her parents; husband Dick (2000); brothers Roland and Richard Michael; sister-in-law Rachel Michael.
Eunice is survived by her son Michael W. Wilson of Chula Vista, CA; daughter Cheryl M. Maddox of Littleton, CO; grandchildren Andrea (Eriberto) Valdez, Brian and Cynthia Wilson and Jesse Maddox; sister-in-law Karen Michael; niece and nephews Laura, Bobbie and Jimmy.
A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation starting at 1:00 p.m. at Chapel of Our Lady, Saint Anne Extended Healthcare. Rev. Robert Stamschror will officiate. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Winona, MN.
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