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Obituary ~ Eunice Magdeline (Scholl) Stangler
January 28, 1920 - October 5, 1999

The Globe Gazette
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

MASON CITY, IA - Eunice M. Stangler, 79, of 1002 Second St. N.E., died Tuesday (Oct. 5, 1999) at the Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa, following a brief illness.

A funeral Mass for Eunice Stangler will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 302 Fifth St. S.E., Mason City, with Father Kenneth Gehling officiating. Burial will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City.

Mrs. Stangler, the former Eunice Magdeline Scholl, was born Jan. 28, 1920, in Burchinal, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Koppen) Scholl Sr. She moved with her family as a young child to Rockwell. It was there that she graduated from Rockwell Community High School.

On Nov. 18, 1939, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rockwell, she was united in marriage to Edward William Stangler Sr. Mr. Stangler preceded her in death on July 5, 1991, in Mason City.

For 10 years, Mrs. Stangler was employed at Winnebago Industries, Forest City, in the Stitchcraft Dept. For 20 years, she was a cook at the Knights of Columbus Council #1006 Hall in Mason City, retiring in 1997.

Eunice's church life was important to her. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the St. Mary Magdeline Circle of the church and the Catholic Daughters of the Americas. On Wednesdays Eunice volunteered at St. Joseph's Catholic School. She also served as a volunteer at the Community Kitchen. Those thankful for sharing Eunice's life include two children, Edward "Bill" Stangler and Patricia "Pat" Livers and her husband, Frank, all of Mason City; a brother and his wife, Victor "Bud" and Wilma Scholl, of Rockwell; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Stangler; six brothers, Joseph A., Lawrence, Charles, Edwin, James and Richard Scholl; a sister, Ethel Ackerman, and one grandson.

Submission by Kathy Lund, April of 2011

 

 

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