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Eunice Mary Spies

Eunice Mary Spies

Eunice Mary Spies, a lifelong resident of Cloquet, Minn., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, in St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minn. She was born Oct. 4, 1925, in Scanlon, Minn., to Donna (Bowers) and Pyrl D. Edwards.

Eunice was united in marriage to Thomas Spies on July 16, 1949, in Kerrick, Minn., and this past year, they celebrated their 65th anniversary. Eunice enjoyed traveling and camping with family but most of all spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church.

The family would like to thank St. Luke's Hospice for their loving care.

Eunice was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tom, on March 14, 2014; brothers, Willis and Norman Edwards; and sister, Phyllis Paquette.

She is survived by her children, Michael (Heidi) Spies and Kathleen (Bernie) Konsti; sisters, Doris Huot and Lois Kolodge; brother-in-law, James Paquette; sister-in-law, Charlyne (Clifford) Dahl; grandchildren, Cory and Kristin Konsti, and Jennifer and Matthew Spies; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be held at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. Interment will be in New Calvary Cemetery in Cloquet.

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July 24, 2014 ~ Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.