GARRATTSVILLE – Milford native Eunice Goodspeed Saunders, 102, who for many years operated a Garrattsville dairy farm with her husband, passed away April 20, 2019.
She was born in Milford on April 4, 1917, the daughter of Lewis and Nina Pearl (Belden) Goodspeed.
Eunice married Glenn Saunders on June 10, 1933, in Gilbertsville. She and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm in Garrattsville for many years, sharing the work and their love of farming while raising their four children.
Eunice is survived by her children Doris Lukas, Richard Saunders and Linda Gartung, as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Her son Don predeceased her.
Eunice was an active member in the Presbyterian Church in Garrattsville, and enjoyed participating in the Senior Citizens group there as well.
She was an avid homemaker and loved to sew, crochet and knit. Her family meant everything to her.
Cooperstown Centers, where Eunice has resided for the past two years, celebrated her 102nd birthday with a special party in her honor and are to be thanked for the care they have given her.
Eunice lived a full life and has gone home to be with the Lord.
Arrangements are with the Johnston Funeral Home in Morris.