Eunice Mary Siedhoff (nee Brinkmann), 86, of Clover Bottom, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Eunice was born on April 15, 1933, in Paragould, Arkansas to the late Bernard and Madeline (nee Kopp) Brinkmann. She attended the Ziegemeyer School in Washington, graduated from St. Francis Borgia High School, and was united in marriage on November 20, 1954, to Gilbert L. Siedhoff at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church. Eunice was the best wife, mom, grandma, and great grandma in the world and will be dearly missed by her entire family.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Clover Bottom at 10 am. Interment will follow in the Church cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 3, from 3 until 7 pm at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home. Memorial donations are appreciated to Franklin County Honor Flight or Masses at St. Ann Church.
Eunice is survived by her husband Gilbert of Clover Bottom; seven children, Barb Broeker and husband Mike of Washington, Marian Maune of New Haven, Dan Siedhoff and fiancée Linda Reed of New Haven, Joyce Vogt and husband Mike of Washington, Don Siedhoff of New Haven, Alan Siedhoff and wife Sheryl of New Haven, and Teresa Overschmidt and husband Rick of Washington; son-in-law, Leon Frick of Washington; three siblings, Marylee Kimminau and husband Herb, Floyd Brinkmann and wife LeaMae, and Bernardine Garbs, all of Washington; eighteen grandchildren, Monica Nadler and husband Colby, Jason Frick and wife Mandy, Brian Frick, Joshua Broeker and wife Tammy, Jackie Wesselschmidt and husband Jacob, Joey, Jordan, and Jamie Broeker, Regina Close and husband David, Paula Riegel and husband Jeff, Pam Ditch and husband Brian, Melissa Reed, Melissa Buel and husband Tony, Justin Vogt and wife Keshan, Jessica and Austin Siedhoff, Nicole Mueller and husband Tommy, and Danielle Overschmidt; siblings-in-law, Darlene Brinkmann, Virgil Siedhoff and wife Elsie, Arlene Kuchem and husband Vic, Betty Laune, and Maurice Siedhoff; twenty-three great grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Madeline Brinkmann; one daughter, Kathy Frick; one brother, Jerry Brinkmann; and siblings-in-law, Theon Garbs, June Siedhoff, Della Siedhoff, Harry Siedhoff Jr., Edith and Norbert Heimann, Ruth and Herb Straatmann, Connie Laune, and Ethel and Al Patke.
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