Obituary: Florence Shoup, 91, Eureka

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

EUREKA — Florence E. Shoup, 91, of Eureka, died at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at Maple Lawn Health Center in Eureka where she was a resident.

Born Oct. 20, 1919, in Peoria, to Carl and Freida Hoffman Kuebler, she married Robert L. Shoup March 14, 1940, in Eureka. He died June 24, 1986.

Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie (David) Remus of Princeton, Mo.; Sharon (Stewart) White of Eureka; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, and one brother.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Eureka United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of the Eureka Sportsman’s Club.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, at the Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. The Rev. Ron Martz will officiate. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. before the service. Burial will be in Olio Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Maple Lawn Health Care Center. Online condolences may be sent to the family at