Eunice A. Krusemark, 87, of Lincoln, NE formerly of Pender, NE passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014 surrounded by her family at The Monarch in Lincoln, NE. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Pender, NE; with Pastor Miles Ruch officiating. Visitation will be held 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with the family present 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Pender, NE. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery in Pender, NE. There will be a memorial service held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 7, 2014 at Southwood Lutheran Church on 9500 S 40th St. in Lincoln, Nebraska. Memorials may be directed to the family for future designation. Arrangements are under the direction of Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Pender, NE
Eunice was born on March 21, 1927 in Bloomfield, Nebraska, the daughter of Carl and Anna (Bentjen) Wennekamp. She attended and graduated from Thurston High School. On June 1, 1947, Eunice was united in marriage to Willis Krusemark at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Pender, Nebraska. To this union five children were born: Leon, Tim, Yvonne, Cindy and Nancy. The couple farmed near Pender and Emerson before moving into Pender in 1981. On September 24, 1998, Willis died. In 2000, Eunice moved to Lincoln, Nebraska to be closer to her children.
She was involved in church circles at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Pender and later at Southwood Lutheran Church in Lincoln. Her family remembers her famous foods including: Texas Sheet Cake, M&M Birthday Cake, Cinnamon Rolls, Crepe Pancakes and her dill pickles just to name a few. Eunice enjoyed her gardening and her flowers. Most of all she loved her family.
Eunice is survived by her sons, Leon (Sharon) Krusemark of Denton, Ne Tim (Rita) Krusemark of Lincoln, NE; daughters, Yvonne Krusemark of North Richland Hills, TX, Cindy (Jim) Jones and Nancy (Tony) Pekny both of Lincoln, NE, sister Evelyn (Willis) Kahl of Wakefield, NE, 11 grandchildren: Brandon (Becky) Krusemark, Kali (Clint) Bruna, Corey (Kristin) Brown, Trent (Melody) Brown, Eric (Emily) Pekny, Matthew Pekny, Ryan (Candra) Pekny, Sarah Krusemark, Jalen Krusemark, Cameron Jones and Brandon Jones and 18 great grandchildren: Rachel, Rebecca, Nathan and Abigal Brown, Meeka and Damon Brown, Chancie, Royanne, Beau, Berkley and Willis Pekny, MaKayla and Landon Almond, Colton and Dannon Pekny, Avery and Noah Pekny and Sara Kicak and a Bruna baby on the way.
She is preceded in death by her husband Willis, a granddaughter Elizabeth, parents Carl and Anna, three brothers Otto, Marvin and Harold Wennekamp.