Lila Elsie Eide, age 91 of Winona, entered Heaven's gates peacefully from her home on June 25th, 2021. Lila was born on December 25th, 1929 to Rudolph and Elsie (Block) Feine in Winona. On April 17, 1948 she married her "sweet Norwegian", Lawrence Eide at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wilson.
Together they spent their life farming and raising their 5 children. Lila was proud to work side by side with her husband, Lawrence on the farm. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and a devoted member of Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Wilson. She had a special talent for creating amazing cakes for weddings, anniversaries, and many other milestone events. Lila served the Lord through helping those in need. Her quiet faith spoke volumes. Family was her greatest treasure here upon this earth. She was the "hub of the wheel" to this family.
Lila will remain in the hearts of her 5 children, Sheryl Ulrich, Everett (Kathy) Eide, Duane (Stacy) Eide, Marsha Durham, and Tammy (Matt) Lisowski; 12 grandchildren, Brent (Lorelei) Bunke, Scott (Kathy) Bunke, Bruce (Jenni) Bunke, Amy (Jeremey) Schossow, Katie (Tye) Hemmelman, Justin (Lisa) Eide, Nicholas (Kelsey) Eide, Cassie (Eric) Dahl, Angi (Brian) Siegele, Dustin (Jamie) Durham, Hunter (Laura) Lisowski and Bethany (Michael) Wu ; 22 great-grandchildren and one on the way in August.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Lawrence of 69 years; infant daughter; sons-in-law, Ron Bunke, Dave Ulrich, and Kirk Durham; parents, Rudolph and Elsie; and one brother, Edwin.
Funeral Service will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 1st, 2021 at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church in Wilson with the Reverend John Unnasch officiating. Visitation will be from 4 - 6 p.m., Thursday, July 1st at the Church. Lila will be laid to rest at the Trinity Ev. Lutheran Cemetery in Wilson. Hoff Celebration of Life Center - Goodview is assisting the family with arrangements.