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Lois B. Rayhorn

Published: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 2:12 p.m. CST

Lois Beatrice Rayhorn, 104, a former Forreston area resident, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at Polo Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.

She was born Oct. 8, 1909 at McConnell, the daughter of Fredrick W. and Ada (Borchardt) Lestikow.

She married Donald Rayhorn on Nov. 8, 1928 at Dixon. He died Sept. 20, 1979. Rayhorn attended Faith Lutheran Church, Forreston.

She enjoyed needlework, gardening, and playing cards.

Surviving are her two sons, Darrell Rayhorn, Cottonwood, Ariz., and Dale (Doris) Rayhorn, Sun City, Ariz.; her daughter, Gloria (William) Emrich, Georgetown; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; three nieces; and three nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers, and three sisters.

A funeral service was held Nov. 20 at Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home, Freeport, with Rev. Scott Ralston, pastor of Faith Lutheran Church, officiating.

Burial was at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Freeport.

A memorial has been established in her name. .

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