Eunice Ellen Krauss, age 81, of Amana, died October 1, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Funeral Service: 10:00 A.M., Monday, October 5, 2015 at the Middle Amana Church with Elder Harold Pitz officiating. Burial will be in the Amana Cemetery, Amana, Iowa. Visitation: 4 to 6 P.M., Sunday, October 4, 2015 at Middle Amana Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be contributed to the Safe Haven of Iowa County. Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo, is assisting the family with arrangements.
Eunice is survived by her husband Donald; her children, Donald Jr. (Linda), of Amana, Ray of Homestead, Barbara Roland (Royal) of Grinnell; two brothers, Raymond Wetterling (Sharon), of Ladysmith, WI, William “Bill” (Mary Lou) Wetterling, of Checkerboard, MT; three sisters, Winnie Parson of Marion, Florence Teller of Butte, MT, and Lorraine Hodawanus (Earl) of Norco, CA; six grandchildren; 6 step-grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 7 step-great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and a son-in-law, Greg Collins of Prairie du Chien, WI.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter Vickie; three sisters, Ruth Dittert, Lillian Frommel, and Ethyl Soviak, and two brothers, Herman and Everett.
Eunice Ellen Wetterling was born November 17, 1933, the daughter of Emil and Grace Angel Wetterling. She attended Hayward High School in Wisconsin. Eunice married Donald Krauss May 9, 1953 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Eunice worked for several years for the Amana Society at Rumpost Delivery. She and Don later founded and ran the Village Winery in Amana. Later in life,