ANNANDALE - Eula Belle Lewerke, age 81, of Annandale, formerly of Buffalo, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013.
She was born April 2, 1932, in Armstrong, Iowa, the daughter of Luverne and Helen (Wertz) Zufall. On May 6, 1949, Eula Zufall and Harm Lewerke were joined in holy marriage in Estherville, Iowa. God blessed their marriage with six children. Eula was formerly employed at the University of Minnesota, Texa Tonka, Buffalo Dry Cleaners, Wright County Human Services and at Minyards Deli. She was an avid bowler. Eula enjoyed reading, crocheting and cooking. Eula was a former volunteer at the Buffalo Community Center and belonged to the Evangelical Covenant Church in Buffalo. She enjoyed time spent in Irving, Texas.
Survived by children, Steve Lewerke of Annandale, Noreen (James) Buschel of Georgia, Donnie (Donna) Lewerke of St. Paul, Debbie Lewerke of Annandale and Danny Lewerke of Pequot Lakes; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; sister, Joan (Roger) Lohse of Welcome, Minn.; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by husband, Harm; a son, Paul; daughter-in-law, Lonnie; her parents; and brother and sister-in-law, Harry (Janice) Zufall.
Funeral services for Eula Lewerke will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, at Evangelical Covenant Church in Buffalo. Pastor Reid Gilbert will officiate. Special music will be provided by Karin and Dan Wickman. Interment will follow in Swedish Mission Cemetery.
A visitation will be held 4-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Further visitation will be held one hour prior to services Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the church.
Casket bearers will be Eula's five grandsons and a great-grandson.
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.thepetersonchapel.com