A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 2 p.m. in Rugby’s First Lutheran Church for Eunice L. Sveum, 96, Fargo, who died Monday, June 15 at Elim Care Center, Fargo.
Burial will be in Persilla Watts Cemetery.
Eunice was born June 2, 1913 in Rolette to Albert and Emma (Varholdt) Holt. She grew up on the family farm in rural Rolette. She married Ludvig Sveum in September of 1937 in Rugby. They farmed near Rugby until 1957 when they moved into Rugby. Ludvig died on June 15, 1983. Eunice later moved to West Fargo and in 1985 to the Elim Care Center.
She is survived by two daughters, Maxine Sharratt, West Fargo, and Doris Rude, Bottineau; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Jerome; and daughters, Lois Fields and Vicki O’Sullivan.
Arrangements by West Funeral Home, West Fargo.
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