Lucille Eyrikson, 87, of Walhalla, ND, passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at the Pembilier Nursing Center in Walhalla, ND. Memorial service will be held on Friday, April 14, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at the Walhalla Lutheran Church, Walhalla, ND. Visitation at the church on Friday from noon until the time of services.
Lucille Marie Schwartz was born January 20, 1936 in Beaulieu Township to Alvin
and Pamelia (Dumas) Schwartz. She grew up in the Walhalla area and attended Walhalla Public School.
Lucy married Magnus Eyrikson on December 30, 1958 at Walhalla, ND. She was a daycare provider for
several years as she loved spending time with little children and said that the children brought in the
sunshine-especially her two grandchildren. Lucy was a member of the Walhalla Lutheran Church and
taught Sunday School for several years; she especially enjoyed helping with the quilting projects and
making lefse and volunteering with church upkeep. Lucy was a member of the Walhalla Order of the
Eastern Star and held several offices throughout the years. As a homemaker, she loved to cook delicious
meals and enjoyed canning and baking breads, vienerterte and pies. She and Magnus enjoyed making
lefse together. Lucy spent a lot of the summertime gardening and tending to her flowers and yard.
Lucy is survived by her daughter, Elsie (Larry) Grossman, Northwood, ND; grandchildren, Corey
Grossman, Fargo, ND and Rachel (Casey) Smith, Grand Forks, ND, several nieces and nephews and sister-
in-law, Lavonne Schwartz. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Magnus, who passed
in 2006; her parents; brothers, Richard, Raymond, Alex, Gilbert and Rolland and sisters, Alnoria Kalis,
Angeline Kalis and Loretta Roppel.