Eunice M. Clark, 1923-2016
Eunice Marie Clark, 93, of New Carlisle, Indiana passed away at 7:00 a.m., November 7, 2016 in her home. Eunice was born on January 31, 1923 in Redfield, South Dakota to Walter D. and Florence (Schroeder) Hughes. She had lived in New Carlisle for 69 years.
Eunice had been employed in the restaurant business for over 30 years, starting at the age of 13. She had been employed with Miller's Home Cafe and had been the manager of Sally Swiss Buffett Restaurant in South Bend from 1969 - 1979. Eunice retired from the Indiana Toll Road.
On March 15, 1947 in the New Carlisle Community Church, she married, Arthur D. Clark, who preceded her in death on February 21, 1973.
She was also preceded in death by ten siblings.
Eunice is survived by her daughter, Gina (Elias) Russi of New Carlisle, Indiana; three sons, Roger L. Clark and Lowell A. Clark both of New Carlisle, Indiana and Douglas L. (Diane) Clark of Chesterton, Indiana; seven grandchildren, Jessica (Kenneth) McCarty, Lena (Erick) Lesner, Joshua (Ayanna) Clark, Aaron Clark, Cheyenne Clark, Ashley (Dustin) Watkins, and Derek Kent; eight great-grandchildren, Emma McCarty, Althea and Malachi Lesner, Trent Clark, Delia Clark, Ella Leeke, Kennedy and Harper Watkins; and two brothers, James (Patricia) Hughes of Michigan and Larry (Danaela) Hughes of Arizona.
Funeral Services took place at 12:30 p.m, E.S.T., Friday, November 11, 2016 in the New Carlisle Community Church. Burial followed in the New Carlisle Cemetery.
A visitation took place from 3 until 8 p.m. E.S.T., Thursday in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 201 S. Filbert Street. Eunice was a graduate of LaPaz High School. She was a longtime member of the New Carlisle Community Church and Women's Council. She was also a member of the Eastern Star and TOPPS.
Eunice was an avid Euchre Player. She was the eldest daughter of 13 children and took care of her younger sisters and brothers when her mom died in 1942. Eunice loved her family.
Memorial Contributions may be directed to the New Carlisle Community Church or the Center for Hospice Care, Inc,.
Kaniewski Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. To send online condolences, please visit kaniewski.com