Mary Eunice Farrell Bollock

Dates

September 13, 1924 - October 3, 2013

Obituary

 

Mary Eunice Farrell Bollock was born September 13, 1924, in Beadle County to William Francis and Margaret (Lovett) Farrell. She grew up in Cavour and graduated from Cavour High School.  She entered the Cadet Nurse Corps at Mitchell during World War II at Saint Joseph Hospital. On April 29, 1947 she married Harold Bollock in Mitchell and to this union six children were born.  After graduation she worked in pediatrics and geriatrics at Saint Joseph Hospital and various nursing homes in Mitchell. At the time of her retirement, she was the director of nursing at the Beebe Nursing Home in Mitchell.  After her husband’s death, October 17, 2000, she continued to live in her home until entering Firesteel Healthcare Center in January of 2012.

Everyone knew that Eunice was so proud to be Irish. She went to Ireland with her sister, Corinne in May of 1995. She was a story teller and told many stories to her children and grandchildren.

Eunice is survived by four children: Bill (Jan) Bollock of Rapid City, SD; Greg (Marilyn) Bollock of  Mitchell, SD; Mike Bollock of Mitchell, SD; Mary (Gary) Stadlman of Ethan, SD; grandchildren: Kim (Kelly) Goldammer, Kerry Bollock, Mindi  (Vance) Tuffs, Joseph (Nicole) Stadlman,  Jamon Bollock, Jared (Charissa) Stadlman, Colette Stadlman, Colleen Stadlman,  Gara Stadlman, Justin Bollock, twenty-two great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson, and a special cousin, Elnora Burdick.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold, two infant daughters, Margaret Ann and Brenda Lynn, her parents, her sister, Corinne Burns, two brothers-in-law, Jack Burns and Howard Bollack, and a sister-in-law, Bernice Bollack.

 


Visitation(s)

Date
Sunday, October 6, 2013
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
Scripture Service ~ 7:00 PM
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Service

Date
Monday, October 7, 2013
Time
10:30 AM
Location
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Mitchell, South Dakota

Cemetery

Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota


Posted by Becky Bollack Warnke on November 5, 2013
So very sorry to hear about your Mom, you're in my thoughts & prayers.
Posted by RICHARD KAUTH on October 7, 2013
TO EUNNIES FAMILY...WE ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS..MY SISTER, ELNORA
CALLED ME TO TELL US OF HER PASSING...I CAN CLOSE MY EYES AND CLEARLY HEAR
EUNNIES LAUGHTER..SHE, CORRINE AND FRANK WERE A BIG PART OF OUR LIVES FOR
MANY YEARS..MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND MAY HE ENJOY LISTENING TO HER BRAGGING
ON HER IRISH ROOTS....SINCERELY, RICH KAUTH
Posted by Vicki Phillips on October 7, 2013
Mike,Mary & family, We're so sorry about your Mother. She was such a nice HARD working lady. You have our Sympathy.. Vicki & Junior
Posted by Wanda & Charlie Kobes on October 6, 2013
So sorry for your loss , she was a great lady in many ways . You all are in our thoughts and prayers .
Posted by Marilyn Hedblom on October 6, 2013
So Sorry for your loss.!. May God give you all strength to get through this.. God Bless you all.
Posted by cindy and norm knowlton on October 5, 2013
you are all in our thoughts and prayers
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