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Rita Alice (Henry) Eulberg

September 5, 1938 ~ October 17, 2018 (age 80)

     Rita Alice Eulberg, age 80, of Garnavillo, IA, died Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at Guttenberg Care Center.   She was born on September 5, 1938 in Waukon IA, the daughter of Leo and Sarah Alice (Brady) Henry.

            Rita graduated from the Waukon High School at later received her teaching degree from the Iowa State Teacher’s College in Cedar Falls.  On August 12, 1961, Rita was united in marriage with Philip Eulberg at St. Mary’s Lycurgus Church.  Together this union blessed them with four children.  Over the years, Rita taught elementary school in Monona IA, made a home for her husband and children and worked as an insurance agent.  She enjoyed gardening and reading, was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and loved watching college basketball March Madness.  She served on the board of directors for the Garnavillo Library and helped with the Lion’s chicken dinner on the 4th of July each year. 

            Rita will be forever loved and cherished by her four children; Virginia Eulberg of Boyden IA, Gregory (Barbara) Eulberg of Marion IA, Sally Eulberg of Dubuque & Nancy (Steven) Williams of Omaha, NE; 4 grandchildren, Andy Eulberg, Emily (Jesse) Elds, Nolan Williams and Gavin Williams; siblings, Bernice Tucker of Vancouver, WA, Clem (Virginia) Henry of Cedar Rapids, Dorothy (Richard) Egan of Portland, OR, Regina Henry of Evanston, IL, Ralph Henry of Waukon and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Philip; siblings, Evelyn Theresa Henry, Anna May Henry, Mark, Patrick & Donald Henry. 

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