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Eloyce Tweeten 1935–2020 Northfield—Eloyce Janet Tweeten age 84, passed away peacefully on April 2, 2020. Eloyce was born on June 2, 1935 in Forest City, IA to Arthur and Violet Hugelen. After graduating from St. Olaf College with a B.A. degree in music education in 1957, Eloyce taught vocal music for several years before marrying Luther Gilbert Tweeten of Lake Mills, IA on June 26, 1960. They first lived in Ames, IA where Luther was attending the university. In 1961 they went to Europe, bought a Volkswagen and visited 13 countries over three months. In 1962 they moved to Stillwater, OK where they raised their family. In 1988 they moved to Columbus, OH after their children had grown. In December 2019 they moved to Northfield to be near their daughter. Eloyce was a wonderful dau- ghter, wife, mother and homemaker. Her passions included sewing, entertaining, decorating, traveling, volunteering, singing in the choir and playing the organ in church. Eloyce was preceded in death by her mother, father and grandson Aidan Bosworth. Eloyce is survived by her husband; four children Brent Tweeten (Jeannie), Lon Tweeten (Lynna), Deonne Gray (Charles) and Karyn Bosworth (Joseph); ten grandchildren Parker Tweeten, Brook Tweeten, Drew Tweeten, Clarice Tweeten, Cameron Gray, Jace Tweeten, Brynne Gray, Kylie Gray, Marshall Bosworth and Janelle Bosworth. Private service and burial held. Public memorial gathering to be scheduled at a later date. Memorials preferred to St. Olaf College or Lutheran Social Services. northfieldfuneral.com

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