Eunice M. "Eunie" Garant, 91, died Thursday morning, October 24, 2013.
Ms. Garant was born and raised in Marinette, graduating from Marinette High School in June 1939. Locally, Eunice worked at the A & W Restaurant and Lloyd-Flanders Industries wicker furniture company. For many years, Eunice lived in Rockford, Illinois. She worked as a bookkeeper at the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company from 1946 until her retirement. Eunice returned to Marinette in 2007, living with extended family, followed by three years at River Breeze in Wallace, Mich. before moving back to Marinette in recent months. Eunice's spunk and unique sense of humor have garnered her many new friends during these years.
Surviving Eunice are many cousins, including two special cousins: Mrs. Lorena "Renie" (Larson) Boneham and Mrs. Margaret "Marge" (Larson) Williams. Preceding in death are Eunice's parents, Obe and Ellen (Larson) Garant and a sister, Dorothy Garant.
Friends and family may call at Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home in Marinette from 3 until 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 3, 2013, followed by a service at 4 p.m. The Reverend Keith Kolstad of Zion Lutheran Church in Marinette will officiate.
Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery near Eunice's family.