Lois E. Myers, 86, lifelong resident of Oregon, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Family First Home of Oregon.
She was born Nov. 1, 1927 in Lee County, the daughter of Allen and Mattie (Stauffer) Straley.
She married Robert E. Myers June 9, 1945 in Oregon; he died September 13, 2005.
She farmed with her husband for many years and then worked at Lorado Taft Field Campus as a cook for several years prior to retiring.
Lois was a kindhearted person whose door was always open for coffee, tea, or supper.
Friends would often stop by to play dominoes and cards and do puzzles.
She was a member of Lighthouse United Methodist Church and did beautiful counted cross-stitching that looked like paintings.
She is survived by daughter-in-law, Kathy Myers, Ridott; brothers, Vernon Straley and Earl Straley, both of Oregon, and Dale (Alta) Straley, Winnebago; sister, Joyce Seyler, Winnebago; grandchildren, Erica and Ian Kopp; and daughter, Sara Lynn (Bernard) Kopp, Oregon.
Also preceded in death by her son, Randy, and sister, Wilda.
Funeral services will be held Friday, March 7 at 11 a.m. at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon, with Pastor Javier Martinez of Lighthouse United Methodist Church officiating.
Burial will be in Lighthouse Cemetery.
No visitation will be held.
Memorials made be in Lois’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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