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Eunice Sitter

Jul 11, 2014


Eunice Sitter, Fargo, North Dakota

Eunice passed away on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Rosewood on Broadway in Fargo surrounded by her daughters.

Eunice was born on September 29, 1922 on the Anderson homestead near Rugby, ND to Jenny A. (Hanson) Anderson and Emil W. Anderson.

At age 12 Eunice started high school in Rugby, then attended Minot State Teachers College before beginning teaching at the age of 17. That was the beginning of a 37 year teaching career. She taught in several rural school districts and Silva High School. Following her marriage to Frank J. Sitter Jr. she taught at Berwick Consolidated School and at Towner Elementary. In 1968 she enrolled at the University of North Dakota and received her BS Degree. She continued on in the graduate program and received her Master of Education degree in 1970. In 1979 she again enrolled at UND in a one year program pursuing certification in Learning Disabilities.

After their move to Fargo in 1970, Eunice taught Junior High for two years Junior at Vanguard School in south Fargo and finished her teaching career at Mapleton Elementary School, Mapleton, ND. She retired in 1988.

Eunice and Frank lived in Berwick, ND for twenty years where they raised their three daughters. She loved her family, friends, traveling, teaching and dancing. Eunice was active and committed member of the Sons of Norway. She traveled to Denmark, Sweden, Tahiti, Morea, Bora Bora, Christmas Islands, Hawaii, Israel, Egypt, Alaska, six Canadian Provinces, Mexico, Bahama Island, Eastern and Western Caribbean Islands and 46 states.

Eunice is survived by her daughters, Sharon ( Joe) Schlue of Fountain Hills, AZ; Sandi Adams of Fargo; Shar (Gary Parker) Sitter of Lakeville, MN; two grandsons, Chip Swanson and Chris Swanson; and two granddaughters, Alexa Adams and Keisha Adams. Also surviving are her brothers, Virgil (Amy) Anderson of Leeds, ND; and Roger (Carol) Anderson of Santa Maria, CA; and her sister Janice Wolter of Burnsville, MN

Eunice was preceded in death by her parents, and a granddaughter, Nicole Adams.

Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in Fargo. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Fargo.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center in Fargo. To sign the online guest book at www.boulgerfuneralhome.

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