Eunice Rustad, 93, Fargo, formerly of Kindred, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Villa Maria in Fargo. She was born on July 4, 1924 on the family farm north of Kindred, to Harvey and Annie (Swenson) Laidlaw. After her father passed away, they moved into Kindred where she graduated high school. Eunice then worked for Standard Oil for many years.
On August 8, 1950 she was united in marriage to Eugene Rustad. The couple lived in LaMoure, Aneta, Glendive and Worden, MT and McVille, ND before returning to Kindred where they made their home and raised their sons. Eunice worked for Peterson’s Fairway in Kindred for almost 20 years. Eugene passed away in 1971 and in 1980, Eunice moved to Fargo.
She was a member of Olivet Lutheran Church for 37 years. Eunice was an avid reader, who always had a stack of books nearby. She loved playing games, watching the Twins, and going to her grandson’s sporting events.
She is survived by her sons, Scott of Fargo; and Ross (Candi) of Red Wing, MN; grandson, Ryan (Mya) Rustad, of Perham, MN; 3 great-grandchildren, Lauryn, Nathan, and Blaize Rustad; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene; brothers, Orville and Harvey Laidlaw; sister, Harriet Laidlaw.
There will be a memorial service at 2:00 PM on Friday, July 14, 2017 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with a visitation one hour prior.