Eugenia C. MoenEugenia C. Moen “Grandma Jean”, 96, of Grand Forks, ND passed away Friday, November 26, 2010 in 4000 Valley Square, Woodside Village in Grand Forks.
Eugenia C. Moen
Eugenia C. Moen “Grandma Jean”, 96, of Grand Forks, ND passed away Friday, November 26, 2010 in 4000 Valley Square, Woodside Village in Grand Forks.
Eugenia Christine Bruns was born May 5, 1914 in Freeport, MN the daughter of Joseph and Anna (Bischoff) Bruns. She was raised and educated in Freeport. At the age of 18, she moved to Grand Forks, ND and was employed as a waitress. Eugenia married Norman Moen February 1935 in St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Grand Forks. Following their marriage, they resided in Grand Forks raising their family. Norman preceded her in death on March 1, 1978. She moved to St. Anne’s Guest Home in 1998 and in 2004 moved to 4000 Valley Square, Woodside Village. She resided in Grand Forks until her death. She was an excellent baker of pies; enjoyed making lefse, lutefisk and making sauerkraut. She enjoyed a variety of activities, including playing cards and knitting. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Grand Forks.
The family wishes to thank all the staff of 4000 Valley Square for the compassionate and loving care given to Eugenia. Also, thank you to Eugenia’s friend Pauline. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Woodside Village at 4000 Valley Square.
She is survived by her son, Dean (Barbara) Moen, Richfield, MN; a sister, Celia (Mrs. Gordon) Martin, Minnetonka, MN; sisters-in-law, Lila (Donald) Benson, Arvilla, ND, Florence (Mrs. Lawrence) Bruns, Bemidji, MN; many nieces and nephews; grandchildren, Linda (Craig), Steven (Karen), Laurie, Michael (Kim), Gregory (Amy), Jeffery (Shannon), Brian (Tricia); great-grandchildren, Katie, Matthew, Lydia, Augustus, Tove, Erikson, Dean and former daughter-in-law, Sandy Ellerbusch.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a son, Donald; brothers, John, William, Albert, Lawrence, George, Sylvester, Henry, Frank, Ranus; sisters, Mayme Lund, Frances Kauppi, Bertha Bruns and Mildred Bruns.
Mass of Christian Burial: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Grand Forks, ND.
Visitation: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in St. Mary’s Church on Tuesday.
Interment: Memorial Park Cemetery South, Grand Forks, ND, at a later date.
The online memorial registry may be signed at www.normanfuneral.com
Gregory J. Norman-Norman Funeral Home, So. Washington St.