Eunice Marie (Kreider) Zook was born on October 24, 1921, at Shannon, Illinois, the daughter of David and Cora (Rodermel) Kreider. She went to be with her Savoir at Liberal, Kansas, on December 6, 2021.
After finishing high school in Shannon, Eunice furthered her education in University Park, Iowa, where she earned her B.A. degree in Kletzing College. She then taught high school in Coggon, Iowa, for two years.
On June 21, 1945, Eunice was married at University Park to Tech/Sergeant Max Zook from Newton, Kansas. Until the end of World War two, they lived in Salinas, California, where Max was stationed at the U.S. Army/Air Force base.
In 1948 Max became manager of the Kletzing College dairy farm in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He and Eunice were the parents of Eldon Zook (wife Christine), University Park, Iowa, and Ruth Fowler (husband Eddie), Elkhart, Kansas.
Eunice is survived by her two children; four grandchildren: Suzanne Zook, John Zook (wife Renee), David Fowler, and Jolaine Parks (husband Russell); two step-granddaughters: Dawn Chapman and Amanda Standish; five great-grandchildren, and six step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two brothers, an infant sister, a daughter-in-law (Becky Zook), and a step great-granddaughter.
Eunice was an active member of the Oskaloosa, Iowa, Church of the Nazarene. Since 2014 she has been living in the home of her daughter in Elkhart, Kansas where she attended and enjoyed fellowship at the Elkhart Church of the Nazarene.
A memorial has been established for Nazarene Compassionate Ministries. In the care of Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 606, or Church of the Nazarene, P.O. Box 240, Elkhart, Kansas 67950.
Graveside and committal will be held at a later date in University Park, Iowa.
Robson Funeral Home, Elkhart is overseeing arrangements.