Eunice Elsie Wood, age 80, of Wisconsin, died January 10th, 2020 at Three Pillars Nursing Home in Dousman, WI.
Eunice was born December 6th, 1939 in Beaver Dam, WI, daughter of Ervin and Erika Krinke. She married John Dennis Wood on October 27th, 1962. He preceded her in death on August 23rd, 2013.
Eunice was a graduate of Beaver Dam high school in 1958 and Waukesha County Technical College in 1985. She was a proud mother who enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening, and bird watching. Eunice worked as an accountant for Corey Oil Ltd in North Lake, WI for many years. Eunice and John lived in Wisconsin until retiring in 1993 when they moved to Hot Springs Village, AR.
They spent 20 years in Arkansas using it as a home base in their travels to historic destinations across the country. During that time Eunice also joined the Audubon Society of Hot Springs Village and was an active member of Christ of the Hills Methodist Church. She and John made frequent visits to Quincy to share in his family history and supported the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County. Eunice and John celebrated 50 years of marriage in 2012. Shortly after her husband's death Eunice moved back to Wisconsin to be close to her children.
Eunice is survived by children John (Cherie) Wood of West Milwaukee, WI and Jean (Thomas) Ziesmer of Hartland, WI. Proud grandmother of John and Jacob Wood and Zachary, Emily and Peter Ziesmer. Dear sister-in-law of Douglas (Carole) Wood of Chicago, IL. Also survived by cousins, a niece, two nephews, and dear friends.
In addition to her husband, Eunice was preceded in death by her parents, brother Joseph Krinke, and sister in laws June and Eulah.
Graveside Service: 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April l0, 2020 at Woodland Cemetery.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the Alzheimer's Association of Wisconsin.
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.
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