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Rita Alice Eulberg


Rita Alice Eulberg, 80, of Garnavillo, Iowa, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at Guttenberg Care Center. She was born Sept. 5, 1938, in Waukon Iowa, the daughter of Leo and Sarah Alice (Brady) Henry.
Rita graduated from the Waukon High School and later received her teaching degree from the Iowa State Teacher's College in Cedar Falls. On Aug. 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, Iowa, 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 Lions chicken dinner on the Fourth of July each year.
Rita will be forever loved and cherished by her four children, Virginia Eulberg of Boyden, Iowa, Gregory (Barbara) Eulberg of Marion, Sally Eulberg of Dubuque and Nancy (Steven) Williams of Omaha, Neb.; four grandchildren, Andy Eulberg, Emily (Jesse) Elds, Nolan Williams and Gavin Williams; siblings, Bernice Tucker of Vancouver, Wash., Clem (Virginia) Henry of Cedar Rapids, Dorothy (Richard) Egan of Portland, Ore., Regina Henry of Evanston, Ill., and 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 and Donald Henry.
Arrangements are being handled by Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, 001 S. Industrial Park Rd, Garnavillo, Iowa where the family will receive friends from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21, and one hour before service at the church. Funeral service will be at St. Joseph Catholic Church Garnavillo, Iowa, at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 22, Marvin Bries officiating. Interment will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Garnavillo, Iowa.