Obituary published April 8, 2013 in The Mexico Ledger
Eva Mae Aulbur, 84 of Laddonia passed away on April 6, 2013 at her home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Martinsburg with Fr. Greg Oligschlaeger officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 PM Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Martinsburg with a prayer service to be held at 7:30 PM.
Eva was born on April 8, 1928 in Benton City the daughter of Alton Everett and Beulah L. (Deardorff) Boicourt.
On April 6, 1948 in Martinsburg, she married Richard L. Aulbur who preceded her in death on December 18, 2007. The day of Eva's passing marked the 65th wedding anniversary of her and Richard. Eva was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Eva worked at Friedman's Frame Shop, and A.P. Green's, before leaving to raise their family. While raising their family she worked alongside her husband Richard on the family farm.
Eva had a great love for her church, and her family. She loved to spend time with her family especially the grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Eva is survived by her children, Ann Celeste Graham of Salmon, Idaho, Martin Aulbur (Paula) of Martinsburg, Mary Angela Buckman (Kent) of Martinsburg, Carl Aulbur (Nancy) of Martinsburg, Eva Maria Delamatre (Gary) of Ashland, Mary Annette Mackey (Dwayne) of Mt. Vernon, MO, Dr. Mary Juanita Willingham (Gary) of Mexico, Mary Alice Aulbur of Wellsville, Mary Juliann Blaue (Terry) of Wellsville, Mary Catherine Quinlan (Dr. Michael) of Mexico; 34 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren; daughters-in-law, Donna Aulbur of Martinsburg, and Mary Ann Aulbur of Springfield; two sisters, Neva Winfrey and Elnora Poindexter of Wellsville; numerous nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Iona Boicourt of Arkansas, Richard's sisters, Mary Ann Brinker of Wellsville, Agnes Bertels of Mexico, Janette Grossmann of Wellsville, and Estelle (Donnie) Nichols of Vandalia.
Along with her husband Richard, Eva was preceded in death by two sons, David Aulbur and Joseph Aulbur; a daughter-in-law, Susan Aulbur; sons-in-law, Ralph Graham and Robert C. Paul; grandchildren, George Allen Graham, Jacob Donald Graham, and Damon Lee Owen; four brothers, Harold, Everett, Adrian, and Wayne Boicourt; three sisters, Aleta Meyer, Leona Branson, and Irene Baker.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Damon Lee Owen Baseball Scholarship Fund c/o Show Me Credit Union in Mexico, or the St. Joseph Cemetery Fund, or the Audrain County Home Health and Hospice. All donations can be sent in care of Arnold Funeral Home 425 S. Jefferson Mexico, MO 65265.
Online condolences may be left at www.arnoldfh.com.