Eunice M. Smaus, 85, formerly of Bruno, passed away February 10, 2018 at the Butler County Health Care Center.
Funeral Mass is set for 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Bruno. Visitation is 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14 at the church with a 6 p.m. Rosary.
In lieu of flowers, memorials have been suggested to family wishes.
Eunice was born on October 11, 1932 to Adolph and Alice(Pacula) Dolezal on the farm near Bruno. She was united in marriage to Milton Smaus on September 8, 1953 at St. Peter's in Bellwood. They celebrated 63 years together.
Eunice was a lifelong resident of rural Bruno, where she enjoyed being a farmers wife, homemaker, Mother, Grandmother, and Great-grandmother. She took pride in her garden and her flowers. She loved reading and sewing. Above all, her greatest joy was doting on her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was a member of St. Anthony's Parish and Alter Society, along with instructing CCD.
Eunice is survived by her children: Jim(Kathy) Smaus, of Prague, Nancy(Thomas Williams Jr.) Marshall, of New Bern, North Carolina, and Karen(Codr) Smaus of David City; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents: Adolph and Alice Dolezal; husband: Milton Smaus in 2015; son: Tom Smaus; grandson: Jacob(Jake) Smaus; brother: Arnold; and sisters: Alice and Bernice.