Eunice Lauhead - March 07, 2013

Eunice Lauhead, 93, of Aurora died Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Hamilton Manor in Aurora.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 11, at the Higby-McQuiston Chapel in Aurora. Rev. Jim Garfield will officiate. Burial will be in the Aurora Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at
Eunice Esther Lauhead, daughter of Frank and Ismay L. (Adams) Heinen, was born in Warsaw, Ind. on Oct. 20, 1919.
Eunice moved with her family to Arapahoe as a young girl.
Eunice was united in marriage to Virgil Lauhead on Oct. 16, 1937, at Elwood. In 1940 they moved to Aurora where she was employed as a custodian for Aurora Public Schools. She and her husband also did other custodial work around Aurora. Virgil died on Aug. 30, 1993.
Eunice was a member of the First Christian Church where she served in several capacities. She was also a member of the ARC Chapter #2987.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband; brothers, Robert, Charles and Norbert Heinen; sisters, Frances ten Bensel and Florence ten Bensel.
Survivors include her son, Rev. Dr. Galen (Bev) Lauhead of Hastings; daughter Joyce Smith of Shelbyville, Ind.; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren and other family members and friends.

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