PRINCETON – Eunice Marie Ioder, 96, formerly of Ohio and Princeton, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. She taught elementary school for 22 years.
She was born July 13, 1916, on the family farm near Bunker Hill, to William and Mary (Moody) Mize. She married LaVerne Ioder on Aug. 9, 1954. He preceded her in death in 1992.
Survivors include her nieces and nephews, Virginia Mosler of Champaign, Mary Ann Otey of Tremont, Jeanie Jones of Wayland, Iowa, Bill Mize of Bunker Hill, Caryl Behrens of Walnut, Betty Pillen of Kewanee, Edith Orazem of Aitkin, Minn., Harry Ioder of Walnut, Jim Ioder of Gladstone, Mo., Ned Ioder of Streator, Dave Ioder of Elburn, and Judy Sisler of DeKalb; and many other relatives.
She also was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Kenneth, in infancy, and brothers and sisters and in-laws Harold and Sally Mize, Lucile Mize, Ivan and Mabel Ioder, Beulah and Marvin Ioder, and Bernice and Reuben Winebrenner; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., followed by the funeral at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday at Red Oak United Methodist Church in Walnut, with the Rev. Katie Voigt, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Ohio. Garland Funeral Home in Walnut handled arrangements.
A memorial has been established to VITAS Hospice and Red Oak United Methodist Church.