GIBBON — Eunice Woods, 89 of Gibbon died Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Oak Terrace Assisted Living in Gaylord. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Augustana Lutheran Church in Gibbon with Pastor Erik R. Karlson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Augustana Lutheran church in Gibbon. Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in Gibbon is in charge of the arrangements. To leave an online condolence for her family or to sign the guestbook go to: www.mvfh.org.
Eunice is survived by her daughter, Barbara Yescavage of Gibbon; sons, Gregory (Beverly) Woods of Gibbon, Daniel (Marlene) Woods of Fairfax; six grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and a brother-in-law, Vernus Buboltz of Fairfax. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold Woods, Jr. on October 11, 2008; sister, Violet Buboltz; and brother, Javain Peterson.
Eunice Elizabeth Peterson was born on June 1, 1928 in Winthrop to Clarence and Clara (Johnson) Peterson. On September 10, 1947 she was united in marriage to Harold Woods, Jr. at the First Lutheran Church in Winthrop. After marriage they resided in Gibbon. She enjoyed playing cards, knitting, cooking, canning, and reading. Eunice was a member of Augustana Lutheran Church in Gibbon and was a member of the Ladies Aid at church.